8 Occupants and 1 Dog Are Safe After Late Night House Fire In NE Portland
At 11:40pm last night a fire broke out in single family residence at 11826 NE Brazee. Firefighters reported seeing heavy fire coming from the front of the home and threatening a home next door. Firefighters were told that all residents were out but that one dog may still be inside. After the threat to the nearby home was eliminated, crews searched for and found a dog in a bedroom of the home. After a quick evaluation the dog was returned to his family. Fire crews declared the fire was extinguished at 11:58pm.
A fire investigator was called to the scene to determine cause and extent of the damage. The fire is still currently under investigation but the damages were concluded to at approximately $80,000. The Red Cross Cascade Chapter was called to help with the finding shelter for 6 adults 2 kids and one dog. It was unclear if working smoke alarms were activated in the home.
Posted on Fri, 16 Nov 2018 19:09:59 GMT
PF&R Responds to a 2nd Alarm Apartment Fire (1400 NE 118th)
This afternoon Portland Firefighters were called to a fire in a single story apartment at 1400 NE 118th. When fire crews arrived they found the fire burning in the attic above one of the apartment units. The fire commander called for a second alarm to ensure that adequate resources were available to extinguish the fire.
The apartment building was evacuated and no injuries were associated with this fire. The fire was extinguished, but one adult resident was displaced. Firefighters checked on the resident and determined that the individual has a safe place to stay. An investigator responded and determined that this was an electrical fire burning above a light fixture.
Please help your Portland Firefighters to achieve our goal of zero fire deaths by ensuring that you have working smoke alarms and a fire escape plan.
Posted on Sun, 11 Nov 2018 02:54:45 GMT