Propane Heater Sparks SE Portland Blaze

Posted by Jeremy Scott on December 27, 2013
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PORTLAND — One person was burned and another injured when their home caught fire on Friday morning.  Investigators say a propane heater that malfunctioned sparked the blaze on Southeast 161st Court off Lincoln.

The fire spread from the garage inside through the attic.  A car in the driveway went up in flames.  It caused about $85,000 in damage.

A man was burned on the head …

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Close Call In Lake Oswego Condo Fire

Posted by Pat Boyle on December 23, 2013
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LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. — Four people were lucky to get out alive just before daybreak on Monday when fire swarmed their condominium on Greenridge Court.  There was no working smoke detector.

Andrew Wong woke up when he heard a noise and found fire outside the front door.  With the exit blocked, he and his girlfriend got onto a balcony and called …

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