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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Hangar Fire Damages Several Planes

Posted by Pat Boyle on October 7, 2014

Rosemary Reynolds & Jeremy Scott contributed to this story

CAMAS, Wash. — As many as a dozen planes at a private airport and the hangers they were housed in were burned beyond recognition by a massive fire late Monday night.

A maintenance man who lives a mile away from Grove Field heard explosions and raced to the scene.  Flames were shooting high into …

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Deadly Mobile Home Fire in Scappoose

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on September 30, 2014
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SCAPPOOSE, Ore. — A man shot and killed himself and set his mobile home on fire early Tuesday morning.

The 71-year-old wouldn’t come out and was later found dead inside his trailer at the Rudd Court Trailer Park off Columbia Avenue just after 2:00.

Investigators are looking into what caused the fire.  The sheriff’s department says there is evidence that the man tried …

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Fire Damages Historic Portland Building

Posted by Jeremy Scott on August 8, 2014

Anna Erickson contributed to this story

PORTLAND – A building in inner Southeast Portland that’s listed on the historic registry caught fire on Friday morning.

The Osborn Hotel at Grand Avenue and Ash houses retail and businesses on the first and second floors, and apartments on the third.

Danielle Higgins, who lives in one of the apartments, says she was asleep when a …

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