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UPDATE NEWS RELEASE 1/28/10: Portland Fire & Rescue Responds to Fatal Car Fire


UPDATE 01/28/10:  The location of the fire was at the 49th Block of SE 111th Avenue.  The victim was a male. No further information has been released at this time.



At approximately 4:30 p.m. on January 28, 2010, Portland Fire & Rescue (PF&R) crews responded to the area of SE 108th and Schiller Street where neighbors reported smoke in the area.  Upon arrivial, firefighters discovered that there was both a vehicle and brush fire located behind a shed in the back of a flag lot.  After extinguishing the fire, crews realized that there was a victim in the car that had perished in the fire. 

PF&R fire investigators and the Portland Police are conducting an investigation. 

PF&R's response included: 

  • 4 Engines
  • 1 Truck
  • 2 Chiefs
  • 3 Investigators 
  • Total of 25 fire personnel


January 28, 2010


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