Barricaded man safe and fire out in Junction City

The incident unfolded near 6th Avenue and Holly Street.

Posted: Apr 21, 2021 1:59 PM
Updated: Apr 21, 2021 11:22 PM

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. -- A situation involving a barricaded man and a fire is resolved in Junction City, authorities say. The man is now safe, and the fire is out.

It started at about 1:30 p.m. near the intersection of 6th Avenue and Holly Street.

The man reportedly barricaded himself inside a building, threatening to light himself on fire.

Sources on the scene say the man had gasoline and had already lit one room on fire.

At one point, the man was on the roof of the building. 

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