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Crates Fire damages Precision Lumber

A fire in the Precision Lumber building in the industrial park on Crates Way broke out early Friday afternoon. Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue, joined by other agencies, was on the scene soon after the fire broke out and evacuated The Port of The Dalles office and other nearby offices. The cause of the blaze is unknown at this time.

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A fire in the Precision Lumber building in the industrial park on Crates Way broke out early Friday afternoon. Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue, joined by other agencies, was on the scene soon after the fire broke out and evacuated The Port of The Dalles office and other nearby offices. The cause of the blaze is unknown at this time.



A fire in the Precision Lumber building in the industrial park on Crates Way broke out early Friday afternoon. Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue, joined by other agencies, was on the scene soon after the fire broke out and evacuated The Port of The Dalles office and other nearby offices. The cause of the blaze is unknown at this time.

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A fire in the Precision Lumber building in the industrial park on Crates Way broke out early Friday afternoon.A firefighter trots toward the command station after helping set up large-diameter hose.

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A fire in the Precision Lumber building in the industrial park on Crates Way broke out early Friday afternoon. Above, Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue chief Bob Palmer directs operations.

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A fire in the Precision Lumber building in the industrial park on Crates Way broke out early Friday afternoon. Above, Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue chief Bob Palmer directs operations. In the background is the hopper where the fire was first reported.

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A ladder truck pumps water on burning lumber at Precision Lumber in on Crates Way in the Port of The Dalles. The fire broke out early Friday afternoon. Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue, joined by other agencies, was on the scene soon after the fire broke out and evacuated The Port of The Dalles office and other nearby offices. The cause of the blaze is unknown at this time.



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