All of the homes occupants had evacuated prior to firefighters arriving. No injuries were associated with this fire. The fire was extinguished and firefighters began the "overhaul and investigation" process. Overhaul is the time when firefighters dig through fire debris to ensure that the fire is completely out. A Portland Fire Investigator was called to the scene and will be working to determine the cause of this fire and provide a damage estimate.
This fire was initially called in by an alert neighbor. Residents are encouraged to call 911 in the event of any emergency, you could save a life!
Call 911 to ensure help is on the way.
Alert others if they are in danger and if you can do so safely.
Remain in the area at a safe location to provide information to emergency personal.
Encourage others to follow these guidelines.
Lt. Damon Simmons, Media Pager (503) 940-6003