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Passerby alerted homeowners to porch fire in Sweet Home

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Photo: Sweet Home Fire District Photo: Sweet Home Fire District
Photo: Sweet Home Fire District Photo: Sweet Home Fire District
SWEET HOME, OR (KPTV) -

A porch fire in Sweet Home was stopped before it spread to the home thanks to a passerby who alerted the homeowners.

Sweet Home Fire District said they responded to a fire call in the 38000 block of Highway 228 on Monday.

When crews arrived they found the home no longer burning due to the homeowner extinguishing the fire with a garden hose.

According to Sweet Home Fire Dist., a passerby noticed the porch on fire and was able to safely get the two people inside the home out.

The homeowners were able to contain the fire to the porch before it spread into the home.

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