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55 SW Ash Street, Portland, OR 97204
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:
January 28, 2010