North Portland House Fire Determined To Be Arson

May 21, 2019 15:20

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Just before 3pm on Weds May 15th PF&R crews were sent to a reported house fire at the 4100block of N. Foss Ct. The first arriving crews found heavy fire and smoke showing from all windows of a 2 story addition to a previously built home. The addition appeared to be in the construction phase and was heavily damaged by fire and smoke. One adult male was home at the time but was able to make it out safely. Thankfully no one was injured in this fire as firefighters performed an interior attack of the fire preventing spread to the established part of the home. Investigators were called to the scene from the PF&R Arson Investigation Unit and after a close look at the evidence at the scene they have determined that this fire was in fact arson.

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