Arson suspected in two-alarm barn fire in Tangent - KPTV - FOX 12

Arson suspected in two-alarm barn fire in Tangent

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Photo: Linn County Sheriff's Office Photo: Linn County Sheriff's Office
TANGENT, OR (KPTV) -

Linn County Sheriff's Office investigators said a fire in Linn County that destroyed a barn was set on purpose.

Firefighters responded to the fire in Tangent around 9:22 p.m. on Wednesday.

When crews arrived they found a fully involved barn, with the fire beginning to spread to a nearby building and into a field.

A second alarm was called bringing firefighters from Albany and Corvallis to the scene. Once on scene, crews were able to extinguish the fire.

LCSO said the barn is a total loss, with some damage to the nearby storage building.

No injuries were reported.

LCSO said the fire is suspicious and they are investigating the fire as arson.

Anyone with information about this fire is asked to contact Detective Scott Christensen at the Linn County Sheriff's Office at 541-917-6680.

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