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

Posted by Jeremy Scott on April 22, 2015

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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South Albany High Reopens After Big Fire

Posted by Pat Boyle on April 6, 2015
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ALBANY, Ore. — Students returned to South Albany High School on Monday morning for the first time since last week’s big fire destroyed the cafeteria building.  The day began with an assembly.

“I think it’s good for us to pull together as a school and get some real information, so they can put some rumors to rest and get about their day,” …

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Couple Burned In Hash Oil Explosion

Posted by Pat Boyle on April 3, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — Crews responded to a hash oil explosion at Southeast 131st and Center Street just after 4:00 on Friday morning.  They found a travel trailer on fire and a man and woman with burns.

The woman was taken to the hospital and the man stayed at the scene.  He was handcuffed and put in a police van.

Ron Rouse with Portland …

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Five Escape House Fire In Tigard

Posted by Pat Boyle on March 2, 2015
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Tigard, Oregon – A fire started in a garage Sunday night and sent smoke into the home on  SW Wrightwood Ct. in Tigard. Five people inside managed to get out okay before fire crews arrived. One of them went back inside and firefighters helped that person exit the building.

Tualitan Valley Fire and Rescue says several patients at the scene were …

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Fire Damages Beaverton Town Houses

Posted by Pat Boyle on November 17, 2014
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Rosemary Reynolds contributed to this story

BEAVERTON, Ore. — Six town homes were destroyed by a fire late Sunday night.  The fire on NW Norwich Street in the Oak Hills neighborhood started around 10:30 and was fueled by windy conditions.

The fire started in a detached garage behind the town homes.  60 firefighters responded to the scene.  No one was hurt by …

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