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Subject: Portland Fire Responds to House Fire in NE Portland
News Release from: Portland Fire & Rescue PORTLAND FIRE RESPONDS TO HOUSE FIRE IN NE PORTLAND
Posted: April 22nd, 2010 9:57 PM
Four photos below, credit to Dick Harris
Two pets were in the house. One is missing and one is confirmed deceased.
Photos are attached of the fire.
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 caused by the house fire.
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.
Contact Info: Lt. Rich Tyler pager 503-940-6003.