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Always Ready, Always There

Phone: 503-823-3700

Fax: 503-823-3710

55 SW Ash Street, Portland, OR 97204

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Portland Fire & Rescue Responds to a Residential Fire


August 22, 2011

9:39 PM

At 6:15 pm today Portland Firefighters were dispatched to a residential fire at 2445 NE Everett St.  When they arrived firefighters found fire in the basement of a two story home.  Firefighters quickly located and extinguished the fire.  The homes occupant (who was home when the fire started) got out safely.

Investigators determined that this fires cause was electrical.  This fire caused Approx. $2500 in damage.  The early call to 911 and the quick action of firefighters kept this fire confined to one room in the basement, although the entire basement suffered smoke damage.  No one was injured in this fire.

Portland Fire & Rescue asks that residents call 911 immediately when lives or property are at risk, because seconds count.

 Portland Fire & Rescue

 We Respond: Always Ready, Always There

 August 23, 2011


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