Portland Fire Responds to Downtown High-Rise Fire
An apartment fire was reported at 333 SW Oak at 11:51am. Fires crews arrived and found smoke on the 10thfloor of the high-rise apartment building. Fire crews quickly confirmed a fire in a single apartment on the 10thfloor. A 2ndalarm was called while fire crews continued to contain the fire. Occupants from the upper floors were evacuated, those residing on the lower floors were instructed to “shelter in place”. Crews quickly extinguished the fire and evacuated smoke from the building. The cause of the fire was determined to be a cooking fire. There were no injuries.
Portland Fire and Rescue encourages people to stay in their kitchen while cooking and have a home escape plan. For more information on escape planning go to: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/fire/article/293468
Posted on Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:09:58 GMT