House under construction catches fire in Veneta

Fire crews were able to quickly put the fire out.

Posted: Feb 18, 2019 7:23 AM
Updated: Feb 18, 2019 9:52 AM

VENETA, Ore. -- At around 5:30 a.m. Lane County fire responded to 25503 Jeans Road in Veneta to reports of a fire.

When crews arrived, they saw a small fire at a home under construction. Fire crews were able to quickly put the fire out.

After investigating further, Lane County fire chief said a heater malfunction is to blame for sparking the fire.

At around 7 a.m. crews cleared the area and the Fire Marshall arrived on scene to investigate the fire further. 

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