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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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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