BANKS FIRE DISTRICT 13, Cornelius, Fire

Fire crews respond to residential fire on Long Rd

Banks Fire District Brush Rig 13. Photo: Banks Fire District

LONG ROAD – Fire crews are responding to the scene of a fire on NW Long Road north of Cornelius.

Located at a home near NW 366th Pl., the fire is burning is a basement room of the home, according to FGF&R spokesperson Matt Johnston.

The fire was first reported at 9:11 a.m. this morning.

Crews from Forest Grove Fire & Rescue, Cornelius Fire Department, Banks Fire District 13, and Hillsboro Fire & Rescue are on scene, according to Johnston.

According to a social media post from the Cornelius Fire Department, the fire in one room was extinguished by 9:30 a.m., with crews remaining to put out hot spots and ventilate the home.

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Chas Hundley is the editor of the Banks Post and sister news publications the Gales Creek Journal and the Salmonberry Magazine. He grew up in Gales Creek and has a cat.

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