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Fire destroys several sheds, outbuildings on NE Prineville street; Crook County Fire crews protect nearby triplex

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James Knight
Flames, smoke billow from fire in sheds, outbuildings in NE Prineville Wednesday afternoon
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Crook County Fire & Rescue
Smoke rises from remains of sheds, outbuildings destroyed by Wednesday fire in NE Prineville.

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PRINEVILLE, Ore. (KTVZ) – A fire destroyed several sheds and outbuildings in Prineville Wednesday afternoon, but Crook County Fire and Rescue crews were able to control the blaze before it reached a nearby triplex, an official said.

Firefighters were called around 2:20 p.m. to the fire in the 400 block of NE 5 ½ Street, Division Chief and Fire Marshal Russell Deboodt said.

The unoccupied sheds were full of various personal items, he said.

Fifteen firefighters, two engines and an ambulance responded to the scene of the fire, which caused no injuries. The cause of the fire has not been determined, Deboodt said.

Crook County Fire & Rescue received mutual-air assistance from the Prineville Police and Public Works departments. Jefferson County Fire and EMS sent an ambulance tocover the district while crews were on scene.

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