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Excavator fire in Lebanon threatens rail car filled with grain

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Photo: Lebanon Fire District Photo: Lebanon Fire District
Photo: Lebanon Fire District Photo: Lebanon Fire District
LEBANON, OR (KPTV) -

An excavator fire at a loading facility in Lebanon burned near a rail car loaded with grain.

Firefighters responded to the scene on Gore Drive near Langmack Road at 9:44 a.m. Tuesday.

Crews found a Hitachi excavator fully involved in flames. Firefighters managed to knock down the fire and prevent it from spreading to the nearby rail car.

There were no reports of injuries in connection with the fire.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.  

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