Arsonist Responsible for String of Early Morning Fires Apprehended

Portland Fire and Rescue
Portland Fire and Rescue

May 09, 2021 14:25


Portland Fire & Rescue responded to several fires this morning that stretched from the NE 99th Ave/Pacific St area all the way to SE 82nd Ave/Taylor St. One fire, at a POINT S TIRE store was escalated to a 2-Alarm response, bringing additional units to the scene. 

Thanks to assistance from PPB, the public and footage from security cameras, a PF&R Arson Investigator recognized and stopped the suspect, Trevor MacDonald, 31 while enroute to a related vehicle fire. Mr MacDonald has been charged with 1 count of Arson-1 and 3 counts of Arson-2.