Central Point shed fire

Central Point, Ore. – Around 6 a.m. Tuesday morning, Fire District Three responded to a structure fire off Table Rock Road.

Lee Hunt was in the home at the time, and woke up to the sound of a pop.

“Next thing I know, I hear a little pop and I open the door and I just couldn’t go closer,” Hunt said.

The shed next to the house was on fire, and it was getting closer to the home.

Three people were home at the time and Hunt was able to help all of them out.

Chickens and roosters were in the shed at the time, none of them made it out.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

NBC5 News at Sunrise co-anchor Allison Ross graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a degree in broadcast journalism.

Before coming to NBC5 News, she was a reporter and anchor at KOMU in Columbia, MO and interned at FOX 25 News in Boston. Allison also spent six months reporting in Europe where she covered the European Commission.

When she’s not in the newsroom, Allison loves adventures. She enjoys traveling and is excited to explore the West Coast. Allison’s motto: “Try everything once!”

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