PF&R Responds to a Brush Fire (16333 NW McNamee Rd.) and a Separate House Fire (11356 NE Fremont Ct)

September 16, 2014 01:58

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This afternoon at 3:19 PM Portland Firefighters were called to the area of 16333 NW McNamee Rd. Firefighters arrived and found a brush fire burning in a stand of timber and a power line down. Portland Fire & Rescue worked with Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue and the Oregon Department of Forestry to extinguish the fire. Portland General Electric responded to deal with the downed power line.

McNamee road was temporarily closed due to the power line and to protect firefighters working near the road. The fire was knocked down and contained. PF&R and TVF&R turned the fire over to the ODF for mop-up.

While the McNamee fire was still burning Portland Fire crews were called to a house at 11356 NE Fremont Ct. On arrival firefighters found fire on the exterior of a hous

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