A 3-alarm fire destroyed a North Portland warehouse. There were no injuries. Portland Fire & Rescue did not say what exactly started the fire but there were reports of cooking and warming fires near the area and the warehouse has had multiple safety violations.
No one was injured as a building collapsed near 4823 SE Division Street just before 4 p.m. Westbound lanes of Division Street will be closed Thursday.
As engineers investigated the collapse, Portland Fire & Rescue said it was unclear what caused it. There most likely was a structural problem with the roof.
A family of six were safely evacuated as their near century home near Ridgefield was destroyed Monday night. A total of nine people lived in the farmhouse, with eight present for the fire. By the time Clark County Fire & Rescue arrived, the house was unsalvageable. American Red Cross is assisting the family whom have been left homeless.
Everyone made it outside safely as a Cannon Beach duplex was destroyed in a fire Sunday afternoon. The fire was seen around 3:40pm but fire crews from Gearhart and Seaside were still fighting the fire at 4:30pm and on. Not much was left of the building.
This historically cold winter that Oregon has been experiencing is proving costly for many people whether it is from car accidents, slip and fall injuries, or even homes and businesses being damaged.
The amount of snow that has fallen has proven detrimental to many homes and businesses causing damage from fallen trees and collapsed roofs. There is also always the threat of fire damage from heating homes/businesses incorrectly (especially in this cold weather) and the possibility of flood damage for when all of this snow melts.
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The cause of the fire is unknown and the fire had ruptured a natural gas line yet but was quickly contained by the fire crew. It was a battle between the fire crew and strong wind gusts spreading the fire. Firefighters were briefly engulfed by flames but luckily no one was injured.
Oxygen tanks have been reported to be the cause of a Gresham apartment fire leaving dozens of people without homes in the freezing weather. The fire originated from a first floor apartment and residents became aware of a fire when sounds of explosions alerted them. Firefighters were delayed as the nearest fire hydrant was frozen and had to use others nearby. Eight units were destroyed.
From the article:
From PORTLAND, Ore. – About 45 people stayed at a Red Cross shelter in Portland after they were displaced due to a fire at Hotel Alder Wednesday afternoon.
Portland Fire and Rescue tweeted just before 4 p.m. that the fire was under control. One person suffered an unknown medical condition.
The fire started at the Hotel Alder, located near Southwest 4th Avenue and Alder Street, just before 3 p.m. Wednesday, according to Portland Fire & Rescue. The fire was on multiple floors of the building.
No one was injured following a fire at Hotel Alder but 100 residents were left without a home. The fire had reached multiple floors as fire crews were slow arriving to the location due to Portland traffic. Firefighters were fighting against the cold and wind gusts that threatened to push the fire further throughout the building. All residents were accounted for with many seeking shelter with the Red Cross.
From the article:
TUALATIN, Ore. (KOIN)– A fire at Miller’s Homestead Restaurant is under investigation.
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews say a passerby saw “billowing” smoke coming from the roof of Miller’s Homestead Restaurant on McEwan Road around 11:50 p.m. Sunday and called 911.
It appeared firefighters were getting the upper hand on the fire when conditions rapidly changed. About 15 minutes after interior firefighting started, “we had to withdraw crews from the structure due to an extreme electrical hazard,” Battalion Chief Dan Griffin said.
Just before 1 a.m. on Monday, the fire was declared under control.