LFD responds to garage fire

Lebanon Fire District responded to a structure fire in the 1700 block of 7th St. at approximately 4:20 a.m. on Sunday, October 22.

When initial units arrived, they found an unoccupied single story home with an attached garage. The garage was fully engulfed in flames and was threatening the home. Crews worked for approximately two hours to fully extinguish the fire and overhaul the remaining hot spots.

LFD responded with 19 personnel on 10 apparatus. Albany Fire provided coverage for the district during the event.

In light of this incident, LFD would like to remind all residents of the importance of properly functioning smoke alarms in their homes. These devices are vital in safeguarding lives and property. For any assistance with your smoke alarms or to address fire safety concerns, contact Fire & Life Safety Division at (541) 451-1901.