September 22, 2010
Portland firefighters responded to reports of a house fire at 3241 SE 175th Place, between SE Tibbetts Street and SE Haig Drive, at 9:34 am today. On arrival, firefighters found smoke coming from the rear and underneath the eaves of the house. Initial reports indicated that occupants may have been sleeping inside the home. A search revealed that all occupants evacuated safely.
Firefighters cut vent holes in the roof of the garage and attic, which was full of smoldering material, to finally knock down this fire. Fire investigators are on scene investigating the fire's cause. Damage estimates are not available at this time.
- Units Dispatched- 9:34 am
- Units Arrived- 9:37 am
- Fire Controlled (Recalled)- 10:09 am
- PF&R - 3 Engines, 1 Truck, 1 Rehab Unit, 2 Chiefs and 2 Investigators
- Gresham Fire & Emergency Services – 1 Engine
- 21 total firefighters
Photos by Dick Harris/Portland Fire & Rescue
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