Salem Pallet Company Damaged By Fire


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Fire raced through a huge pile of wooden pallets at the Oregon Pallet company in Salem early Monday morning drawing a 4 Alarm response.

Firefighters got the first call around 2:52 a.m.

The business is located on Salem Industrial Drive NE between Salem and Keizer.

Eight tractor trailers, a flat bed, an excavtor and a grinder were destroyed by the fire.

Firefighters from Salem, Woodburn, Silverton, Keizer, Marion County District 1, and Polk County Fire District 1 responded to the fire.

Firefighters were able to save all the buildings and contain the blaze to avoid impacts to adjacent businesses in the industrial area.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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