Firefighters with the Sisters-Camp Sherman Fire District responded to a structure fire in a detached shop building early Friday morning in Camp Sherman. The fire was reported at 3:38 a.m. on Metke Lane. The fire engulfed a large shop building, which was located near a barn. Heat from the fire caused minor damage to the barn, but firefighters were able to prevent the fire from spreading to the barn.

First-arriving firefighters found the shop building already fully engulfed with flames and focused firefighting efforts on preventing fire spread to the barn. Firefighters reported small explosions from the shop.

The Sisters-Camp Sherman Fire District received assistance from the Black Butte Ranch Fire District, Cloverdale Fire District, and Central Electric Cooperative. The cause of the fire is undetermined at this time. Preliminary loss estimates for the building and contents are $175,000.

Eighteen firefighters responded to the fire with four fire engines, two water tenders, and four command units.