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NEWS RELEASE 10/27/11: Portland Fire & Rescue Responds to Commercial Fire in North Portland (7911 N. Lombard)


October 27, 2011

10:22 AM


About 8:00 am, firefighters responded to a commercial fire in an auto shop in North Portland. The business owner discovered the fire as she was opening for the day.

Upon arrival, firefighters found heavy smoke and fire in a back corner involving a car and a portion of the structure. Firefighters from St. John’s Fire Station 22 quickly extinguished the fire.  This fire was especially dangerous due to the presence of propane and acetylene tanks.

There were no injuries associated with this fire. The fire was recalled at 8:32 am.

Fire investigators are on-scene working to determine the fire’s cause and damage estimates.  This press release will be updated with this information when it becomes available.

Response Information:

  • 5 engines
  • 2 trucks
  • 2 fire investigators
  • 32 firefighters

 Portland Fire & Rescue

 We Respond: Always Ready, Always There

 October 27, 2011

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