Abandoned mill catches fire in Sweet Home

The fire was likely human-caused, officials said.

Posted: Dec 30, 2019 12:53 PM

SWEET HOME, Ore. – An abandoned mill caught fire in Sweet Home Sunday night.

Firefighters from the Sweet Home Fire District responded to 2210 Tamarack Street at about 10:15 p.m.

The building was almost entirely on fire when crews arrived.

After two hours, the fire was out, officials said.

At this time, the cause is unknown, but investigators believe it was human-caused.

The building used to be the shipping and receiving facility for what was the Willamette/Weyerhaeuser Mill.

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