Pickup truck sparks 2-alarm blaze in Molalla

Cause remains under investigation

A firefighter sprays water, Sept. 11, 2014 (KOIN 6 News, file)
A firefighter sprays water, Sept. 11, 2014 (KOIN 6 News, file)

MOLALLA, Ore. (KOIN) — A pickup truck caused a 2-alarm fire that damaged a large shop next to a private home in Molalla Friday morning.

Officials with the Molalla Fire Department said crews had to shut down Hwy 213 and Industrial Way to access the closest hydrant. Once they got access the fire was brought under control quickly.

The exact cause of the fire is under investigation and the highway is back open.

KOIN 6 News will have more information as it develops.

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