Portland Fire and Rescue
Portland Fire and Rescue

November 25, 2019 18:05


Joint PF&R and PPB press conference -Arson Arrest

Tuesday November 26, 2019 @8am

Portland Fire Station 1

55 SW Ash St

1st floor Skidmore Room


Media is invited to an 8 am press conference at Portland Fire & Rescue on Tuesday, Nov. 26 in which PF&R and Portland Police will announce details of an important arson arrest. The press conference located in the Skidmore Room at Portland Fire & Rescue’s Station 1 will detail the arrest of a suspect in some of the most devastating arson crimes to hit Portland in recent memory. Suspect Allen Singerhouse is accused of setting the 4th alarm blaze that took place August 26, 2019 in Northeast Portland as well as other fires. Portland Fire Chief Sara Boone, Portland Deputy Police Chief Jamie Resch and Lead Arson Investigator Meredith Hopper will discuss on the case and highlight the important work done by the joint Portland Fire & Rescue and Portland Police Bureau’s Arson Investigations Unit.



Introduction by Lt. Rich Chatman PIO PF&R

Details of arrest by Lead Investigator Meredith Hopper PPB

Comments by Portland Fire Chief Sara Boone

Comments by Portland Police Deputy Chief Jaimee Resch