Fire destroys vacant house in Newport

Fire crews are still searching for the cause of a vacant house fire in Newport. They say they let the building burn down due to its already dilapidated state.

Posted: Jan 25, 2018 6:00 PM
Updated: Jan 26, 2018 9:28 AM

NEWPORT, Ore. -- Fire destroyed a vacant house in the 600 block of NW Nye Street Thursday morning.

Fire crews arrived to find the back half of the home on fire. They said they let the building burn down due to its already dilapidated state.

The Newport Fire Department was helped by the Toledo Fire Department, and Depoe Bay Fire District. The Newport Police Department, Newport Public Works, Office of the State Fire Marshal, Pacific West Ambulance and Central Lincoln PUD also helped. Newport Fire Department responded with two fire engines, one rescue, two chief officers and 16 firefighters.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The Newport Fire Department reminds everyone to test your smoke detectors regularly and have a home escape plan.

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