'Suspicious' fire destroys S. Oregon post office

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. -- Oregon State Police are calling a fire that destroyed a Southern Oregon post office 'suspicious.'

The fire was reported around 1:30 am Monday, in the town of Cave Junction.

Firefighters from Illinois Valley Fire District and Rural/Metro Fire Department responded to the fire that caused extensive damage to the single level structure. A passenger vehicle parked near the building was also damaged.


An OSP detective from the Arson Unit and an inspector from the U.S. Postal Inspection Service responded to the scene to investigate the cause of the fire.

Anyone with information regarding the fire investigation is asked to call OSP Detective Galen Couch at (541) 618-7996.