Two rescued from Lebanon apartment fire

Lebanon Fire District personnel rescued two occupants from a second-story apartment fire early Sunday morning, Sept. 16.

According to a department report, Lebanon Fire District responded to the report of a small fire at 2051 S. 2nd St. around 2:19 a.m. Sunday.

Upon arrival, the first engine reported a two-story apartment fire with occupants hanging out of multiple second-story windows. That engine’s crew immediately initiated rescue operations.

With the help of the Lebanon Police Department, engine crew members were able to rescue two occupants from two different second-story windows. Another occupant jumped from a second-story window prior to the rescue operations. Two people were transported to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The incident commander called for a second alarm and received mutual aid from the Albany Fire Department and the Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District. It took firefighters approximately 2 1/2  hours to control the blaze. No firefighters were injured during the operations.

The apartment building contained five units, four of which were occupied at the time of the fire.

The cause of the fire is under investigation, according to LFD.