Weather Alert

City of Salem

City of Salem – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, September 13, 2021 Salem, Ore. — At approximately 12:45 PM The Salem Fire Department responded to call of a grass fire started by a vehicle in the 4000 block of Vitae Springs Road South. The fire quickly spread out of control moving southward. In collaboration with Marion County Sheriff’s Office a “Go” notice was issued for 35 homes and notifications were made door to door. Initially a helicopter was tasked by Oregon State Fire Marshall to support, however, Salem Fire Department with support from surrounding departments was able to contain the fire around 4:00 PM. Salem Fire is currently still on scene managing the area for hot spots.

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