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NEWS RELEASE 10/05/11: Portland Fire & Rescue Investigating String of North Portland Arson Fires


October 5, 2011

6:28 PM


Portland Fire & Rescue is actively investigating several recent arson fires in North Portland. These early morning fires were discovered to the exterior of homes in the Overlook Neighborhood. Portland Fire & Rescue Fire Investigations is being assisted by partnering agencies of the Metro Fire Investigation Team including Portland Police, ATF, and Oregon State Police. Due to the ongoing investigation, Investigators are unable to release further information at this time.

Portland Fire & Rescue urges all households, particularly those in North Portland, to take the following precautions:

1. Secure items that could easily burn in a safe location.
2. Ensure your home is equipped with properly functioning smoke alarms in every sleeping area and on every floor.
3. Report suspicious persons and activities to police immediately.

Anyone with information on these arson fires is encouraged to contact Portland Fire & Rescue's Joe Luiz at (503) 823-3408 or

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in this case, or any unsolved felony, and you can remain anonymous. Call Crime Stoppers at 503-823-HELP (4357), leave a tip online at, or text CRIMES (274637) and in the subject line put 823HELP, followed by your tip.

Visit to download the Crime Stoppers App for the iPhone or Droid.

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 October 5, 2011


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