Keizer Fire Responds to Electrical Fire at Target
The Keizer Fire District responded to the report of a commercial fire at Keizer Station Target shortly after 11:00 am on Wednesday, October 19, 2011. When units arrived on scene they didnít see any sign of smoke or fire.
The call was received at 11:12 am for a fire at 6450 Keizer Station Blvd NE in Keizer. Arriving fire crews found the fire to have been extinguished by staff members from Target upon their arrival. The popcorn machine in the snack area had a small electrical fire, which staff members reacted to quickly by extinguishing the fire with a nearby fire extinguisher.
The building was in the process of being evacuated when firefighters arrived. Firefighters ensured the fire was fully extinguished and assisted staff members with removal of the smoke from the building. Target was only closed to the public for a few minutes before they were able to reopen.
Three engines, one medic, one duty officer vehicle, one ladder truck, and 13 firefighters responded to the incident. No injuries were reported. Marion County Fire District #1 responded as mutual aid to the call.