Smoke pours from NE Portland home after attic fire - KPTV - FOX 12

Items left by space heater caused NE Portland house fire

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Items left too close to a space heater started a fire in northeast Portland that caused $40,000 in damage.

Firefighters rushed to the scene at 6920 NE Roselawn St. at 8:45 a.m. Friday. Smoke was pouring from the second floor of the home and the fire was determined to be in the attic space.

Crews opened the ceiling and walls to put the fire out. It was under control shortly after 9 a.m.

Investigators determined that combustible material near a space heater started the fire. Damage to the building was estimated to be $30,000, while another $10,000 in items were destroyed.

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