Update: Barn fire at Mallorie’s site still being reviewed

March 2022 Posted in Other

Fire agencies and law enforcement still are investigating a barn fire at the site of the old Mallorie’s Dairy west of Silverton on Hazelgreen Road.

The fire, which was called in at 12:30 a.m. on Feb. 26, reportedly burned close to 1,500 tons of wheat straw.

Deputies at the scene, along with fire investigators from the Oregon State Police and Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal Investigators believe the fire is suspicious in nature, although the cause and origin of the fire have not yet been determined. 

The blaze attracted crews and apparatus from a wide range of mid-valley agencies, including the Silverton Fire District, the Silverton Police, the Mt. Angel Fire District, Marion County Fire District #1, Woodburn Fire District, Drakes Crossing Fire District, Stayton Fire District, Sublimity Fire District, Hubbard Fire District, Aurora Fire District, Woodburn Ambulance, Monitor Fire District, Metcom 911, Marion County Public Works and Portland General Electric.

Those with tips for investigators should forward them to Marion County Deputy Nate Morse at nmorse@co.marion.or.us or by texting TIPMCSO and your tip to 847411.

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