White City resident killed in house fire, two others hospitalized

White City, Ore. — A White City resident was killed and two others were taken to the hospital following a house fire late Saturday night.

Jackson County Fire District Three was sent to the 3000-block of Dodge road around 11 PM for a reported structure fire. When they arrived, two of the residents were outside of the house, and in need of medical attention.

Firefighters learned one other person was still believed to be inside the house. Authorities said the flames were spreading rapidly, and the call was upgraded to a second alarm.

Crews spent all night at the structure. When the flames were extinguished, firefighters confirmed one resident had died in the fire.

The two other residents are being treated at a local hospital.

The cause of the fire has not been released. More information is expected to be released. The investigation is ongoing.


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