Firefighters battle major blaze

photo by Gary Miller Firefighters had their hands full battling a structure fire in a 17,000-plus square-foot home. A major fire at a large home east of Sisters tested firefighters from across the region last weekend. On Sunday afternoon, March 19, at about 3:30 p.m., Cloverdale Rural Fire Protection District units were dispatched to a structure fire at 17655 Varco Rd. Upon arrival, firefighters found "heavy fire conditions" in the center portion of the 17,000-plus-square-foot, three-story home. While responding from an earlier medical call, Cloverdale Fire Chief Thad Olsen began calling for additional resources as a column of smoke rose skyward from the residence. Due to the remote l

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