Two pets were in the house. One is missing and one is confirmed deceased.
Portland Firefighters responded to a house fire at 631 NE 63rd Ave. The call came in at 7:48 pm. Engine 19 arrived at 7:51pm to find a single family home with heavy smoke showing from the front of the building. A live power line had burned through and fallen onto the street. Residents of the home were out front with burns.
Firefighters discovered two fire victims; both were male in their 30’s. One victim had moderate burns and one had minor burns. Both victims were transported to Emanuel Hospital. The fire was brought under control at 8:16 pm.
Approximately 29 firefighters were called to fight the fire, including:
3 Chief Officers
A fire investigator is at the scene and the fire’s cause is under investigation. Updates will be posted as they become available.
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April 22, 2010