Two people die in Cave Junction house fire


Illinois Valley Fire District say two people were killed in an overnight structure fire in Cave Junction Friday.

Crews responded to a single-story home on Mesa Verde Drive around 2:00 a.m.

Fire crews managed to find one female victim upon entering the burning building. Crews attempted to resuscitate the patient but was unable to do so.

Firefighters later found a deceased male while completing a comprehensive search of the home after knocking down the fire.

IVFD was assisted by Rural Metro, Oregon Department of Forestry, American Medical Rescue, and PPL.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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