About 8:00 am, firefighters responded to a commercial fire in an auto shop inNorth 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 fromSt. John’sFire 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.
- 5 engines
- 2 trucks
- 2 fire investigators
- 32 firefighters
Portland Fire & Rescue