Electrical Fire Burns Classroom At Harrison Park School

Posted by Pat Boyle on August 25, 2015
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Portland, Or. – An electrical fire early today destroyed a classroom and damaged another at Harrison Park Elementary on SE 87th Avenue in Portland. Portland fire crews had to break into the classroom by hacking through a wall in another classroom to gain access to the fire.

The  fourth grade classrooms  are in the back of the building, which houses 750 students. …

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(VIDEO) Train Trestle in Sherwood Catches Fire

Posted by Pat Boyle on August 11, 2015
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Photo:  Jennifer Matzinger SHERWOOD, Ore. —

TVF&R crews  worked through the night in Sherwood to battle a fire on a train trestle that spread to the wetlands below. The fire near Tualatin-Sherwood Road and SW Langer Farms Parkway was reported  sometime after 4:00 p.m. Monday afternoon. Two thirds of the 85 year old  trestle collapsed.  The trestle is owned by Portland and Western Railroad. There were …

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Four Boys Charged In Fire That Destroyed Historic Civic Stadium

Posted by Jeremy Scott on July 2, 2015
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EUGENE, Ore. — Four boys, ages 10 to 12, are facing second-degree arson charges in Monday afternoon’s fire that burned Civic Stadium to the ground.  Investigators got the tip on Wednesday that led them to the kids.

A fifth boy told his parents what happened and they reported it to police.  He left before the kids set the fire in the …

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Driver Arrested in I-5 Car Fire

Posted by Brett Reckamp on June 11, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. —  Portland Police have arrested Burke Wardall and charged him with Robbery in the Third Degree, Coercion, Strangulation, and Assault in the Fourth Degree.  He was released from the hospital and booked into the Multnomah County Jail Thursday.

A car fire prompted the closure of I-5 southbound Wednesday afternoon.  It was the second time for two separate reasons the freeway …

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Boil Water Alert Lifted In Government Camp, Still No Cause of Condo Fire

Posted by Jeremy Scott on April 22, 2015
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GOVERNMENT CAMP, Ore. — The water is safe again to drink without boiling it.  The order was issued Tuesday and lifted 24 hours later because the water pressure was really low.  The resources were being used to fight a massive condominium fire that’s been smoldering for two days near Mount Hood.

The Golden Poles Chalet on East Multorpor Road just off Highway …

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