During the week of Aug. 11 - Aug. 15, personnel from the Scappoose Fire District responded to a variety of calls for assistance. These included the calls outlined below as well as nine medical transports to hospitals and two non-transport calls for medical assessment.
Aug. 11— Johnson Landing Road: Firefighters found a 10 foot by 12 foot greenhouse fully engulfed in flames. The fire extended to the outside of a detached garage and blackberry bushes. There was no power to the greenhouse and the cause of the fire has not been determined. Experts estimate that the damage to building and contents is $2,300.
Aug. 11— Armstrong Road: Personnel responded to a report of a line down. It was a telephone line and they notified the phone company.
Aug. 11— Highway 30 and Rocky Pointe Road: Crews responded to a report of a natural cover fire, which they extinguished.
Aug. 12— SE 2nd Street: Firefighters responded to an illegal backyard burn during the no-burning season. The resident extinguished their fire and a violation was issued.
Aug. 12— Cedar Springs Drive: Investigation of reported smoke in the area. Firefighters deemed this a good intent call and determined that it was just clouds and fog.
Aug. 12— Highway 30 and Watson Road: Firefighters were unable to locate a report of smoke in the area.
Aug. 12— Kingsley Road: Personnel were unable to locate a report of smoke in the area.
Aug. 12— Hazen Road, in Warren: Crews responded to a report of illegal backyard burning during the no-burning season. A violation was issued and the resident extinguished the fire.
Aug. 12— Scappoose Vernonia Highway: Firefighters responded to a report of illegal backyard burning during the no burning season. The fire was 15 feet by 15 feet deep and the resident extinguished said fire. A violation was issued.
Aug. 14 — NW 1st Street: Personnel responded to a motor vehicle crash into a residence. There were no injuries.