Portland Fire & Rescue finds victim during 2nd alarm fire (Photo)

August 04, 2021 15:45

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At 11:39 this morning crews responded to a report of an exterior fire outside a residence at 1518 SE 48th Ave. Upon arrival crews found the front porch was on fire and smoke coming from the attic area. Initial crews checking the 2nd floor found a fire victim in his room and took him out immediately. Fire crews started to administer care until ambulance crews were able to transport to a local hospital, his condition is unknown at this point.  The bulk of the fire was knocked down fairly quick and then a second alarm was struck at 12:02 to help fight the fire that had gone into different void spaces within the home and to help relieve crews during this hot day. Power and gas companies were called to disconnect service to the structure. The fire was recalled at 12:59 but Investigators are still

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