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NEWS RELEASE 01/02/11: Portland Fire & Rescue Contains Kitchen Fire in Short Order


January 2, 2011

5:23 AM

Portland Fire & Rescue responded at 3:25am to a reported kitchen fire located at 5504 SE Center St, the Center Street Apartments.  When crews first arrived they reported smoke was showing from the 1st floor and the residents were outside.  Fire attack immediately contained the fire and a recall was announced shortly after.  An Investigator was called out to the scene to do a routine follow-up of the fire for cause.

Red Cross was contacted to assist the three females, one adult and two juveniles, from the fire unit with temporary shelter. 

Updates for the cause of the fire will be posted when received.

4 Engines, 2 Trucks, 2 Chiefs and 1 Investigator responded

Dispatched:  3:25am
Onscene:     3:28am
Recalled:    3:37

   Portland Fire & Rescue 

   We Respond: Always Ready, Always There

   January 2, 2011


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