City of Salem – 07/29/21 9:55 PM
July 29, 2021 Salem, Ore., Salem Fire is actively conducting Fire Fighting operations in the 4200 area Kacey Circle NE Salem at the Orchard Park Apartments. Currently at least 21 units are impacted, displacing an estimated 100 or more residents. Red Cross and Salem Housing Authority are working to support the displaced residents to get them temporary housing.
The cause of the fire is currently unknown and will be investigated by a Salem Fire Department Deputy Fire Marshal.
Assistant Chief Greg Hadley stated “We are very fortunate that no one was seriously injured or killed during this very fast spreading fire event at this complex.” One resident was evaluated on scene and not transported for additional care. One fire fighter was injured and was transported to Salem Health Hospital and is in stable condition.