Banks, Crash, Fire

Wires, fires, and screeching tires: A busy afternoon for Banks Fire District

Photo: TVF&R

BANKS - In less than two hours on Saturday, April 27, Banks Fire District #13 responded to a large bark dust pile near Highway 26 on Dersham Road, wires down on Highway 47 near the 26 interchange, and a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 26 at Fisher Road, near the Time Gas Station.

"Yes, it is a busy day," read a post from the fire district on their Facebook page.

Multiple agencies responded to a fire that was noted around 2:40 p.m. at Pacific Fiber Products on Vadis Road, which was burning in a pile of wood chips, according to Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue (TVF&R).

The fire, which threatened a nearby structure, saw a response from TVF&R, Banks Fire District, Hillsboro Fire Department, Forest Grove Fire & Rescue, and . . .

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