House fully involved

Philomath Home Destroyed By Fire

Philomath Firefighter's responded thursday afternoon to a house fire at 7225 SW Deerhaven Drive. Upon arrival the house was seen to be completely involved. Philomath firefighter's switched to a defensive mode, making sure that the inferno did not spread to anything other than what was already involved. Monroe Fire and Corvallis Fire also responded as automatic mutual aid. County records list the home as being owned by Scott and Elisa Fairbanks. Should any assistance be requested we will be sure to pass it along.

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Anonymous says ... on Thursday, Dec 10 at 7:29 PM

Wow- what excellent photos. So sad. Thank you for sharing.

Anonymous says ... on Friday, Dec 11 at 11:09 AM

Very horrible..Everything was lost in the fire and the most immediate need is for clothing. Donations can be brought to the Muddy Creek Charter School library, or if you have any questions about how you can help, contact Jenny Swanson at 541-752-8060

johnny says ... on Saturday, Dec 12 at 12:34 PM

timsmith always has the spectacular fire photo's. makes you wonder if he starts them himself.

Anonymous says ... on Sunday, Dec 13 at 12:49 AM

Johnny: timsmith is a firefighter- that's why he has these photos.

Anonymous says ... on Sunday, Dec 13 at 9:13 PM

Not very many people know, but the family also had a young woman renting a room from them. She lost all of her things as well. Such a sad situation for all. The support from the community has been great.

Anonymous says ... on Monday, Dec 21 at 10:14 PM

My heart goes out to this family. I have met them and they are great people with very young children. The girl that was renting a room is a friend of mine and also lost all her belongings as well as her guinea pig. So sad.

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