By News-Register staff • 

Firefighters mop up after house fire in southwest McMinnville

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Fire crews battle a house fire in Southwest McMinnville on Friday afternoon.
Rockne Roll/News-Register ## Fire crews battle a house fire in Southwest McMinnville on Friday afternoon.
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Flames emerge from the caving-in roof of  the house at 182 SW Alexandria St. in McMinnville, which caught fire Friday afternoon.
Rockne Roll/News-Register ## Flames emerge from the caving-in roof of the house at 182 SW Alexandria St. in McMinnville, which caught fire Friday afternoon.
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A ladder-mounted sprayer from Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue sprays down the burning home at 1820 SW Alexandria St. in McMinnville on Friday afternoon.
Rockne Roll/News-Register ## A ladder-mounted sprayer from Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue sprays down the burning home at 1820 SW Alexandria St. in McMinnville on Friday afternoon.
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A firefighter works to access the smoldering attic of the burning home at 1820 SW Alexandria St. in McMinnville on Friday afternoon.
Rockne Roll/News-Register ## A firefighter works to access the smoldering attic of the burning home at 1820 SW Alexandria St. in McMinnville on Friday afternoon.
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McMinnville firefighters rehydrate and replenish their oxygen takes in the shade of an engine while fighting the house fire at 1820 SW Alexandria St. in McMinnville on Friday afternoon.
Rockne Roll/News-Register ## McMinnville firefighters rehydrate and replenish their oxygen takes in the shade of an engine while fighting the house fire at 1820 SW Alexandria St. in McMinnville on Friday afternoon.
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Flames emerge fromt he roofline of the burning home at 1820 SW Alexandria St. in McMinnville on Friday afternoon.
Rockne Roll/News-Register ## Flames emerge fromt he roofline of the burning home at 1820 SW Alexandria St. in McMinnville on Friday afternoon.
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Firefighters spray down the smoldering roofline of the burning home at 1820 SW Alexandria St. in McMinnville on Friday afternoon.
Rockne Roll/News-Register ## Firefighters spray down the smoldering roofline of the burning home at 1820 SW Alexandria St. in McMinnville on Friday afternoon.

Update: 4 p.m., firefighters are cleaning up from the fire, which resulted in a collapsed roof and other damage to the structure.

Update, 2:58 p.m. The worst of the flames appears to have been extinguished, but firefighters continue to work. 

Update, 2:36 p.m.: Firefighters have now said there no victim was found inside the house.

The Willamette Valley is under a Red Flag warning, denoting extreme fire danger, by the National Weather Service, due to the hot, dry conditions.

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McMinnville firefighters are battling a house fire at 1820 SW Alexandria Street, on the corner of Alexandria and Nicole streets, with one person possibly in need of rescue. Surrounding houses may be at risk.

The fire was reported around 2:20 p.m. Friday.

Drivers should try to avoid streets in the area, and watch out for emergency vehicles.

 

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