NEWS RELEASE 09/19/12: Portland Fire & Rescue PORTLAND FIRE & RESCUE FIGHTS 2- ALARM BLAZE ON N.E. BURNSIDE
Firefighters were dispatched to a fire at 9:32 pm (99th and E. Burnside) and arrived to a fully involved shed that was spreading to a commercial building next door. The Chief quickly called for a 2nd Alarm (more resources) so they could contain the fire and protect the business (Printing Today , 9943 E. Burnside). Workers were evacuated while fire crews extinguished both fires and checked the roof to make sure that the business was safe to re-enter.
Fire Investigators are on scene to determine a cause and assess a damage estimate. No one was injured during the incident.
Total response: 8 fire engines, 2 trucks, 1 Squad, 6 chiefs, 1 rehab unit, 2 fire investigators
Photos courtesy of Dick Harris