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Downtown Apartment Fire Displaces 100 People

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.

TVF&R fights fires in King City and Beaverton early Sunday

From the article:

Eleven people were displaced from a King City Apartment and several Beaverton businesses were damaged in two early Sunday fires battled by Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue.

No one was injured in either fire.

In the first incident, firefighters responded to a fire alarm at the Riverwood Heights Apartments in the 12000 block of S.W. Fischer Road in King City just after midnight on Feb. 14. The manual alarm was pulled by a tenant who spotted a third-story balcony engulfed in flames.

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Fire destroys nearly $2M home in West Hills, Portland

No one was present as flames engulfed the $1.9M listed home in Forest Park Thursday Morning. Emergency units were called at 5:45am to handle the fire. There are no fire hydrants near the home so crews had to run nearly 2,000 feet of hose to connect fire engines to water tender trucks. The owners of the home are safe but were surprised and then saddened when notified of what happened, losing their home along with the memories accompanied with it.