Investigators determine source of $1.4M Tualatin house fire - KPTV - FOX 12

Investigators determine source of $1.4M Tualatin house fire

Posted: Updated: Aug 10, 2015 04:52 PM
TUALATIN, OR (KPTV) -

A Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue investigator determined that the source of the house fire on Southwest Wilhelm Road last Monday was a barbecue at the rear of the home, which included other combustible materials in the area.

According to the investigator's report, the damage estimated damage was $1.4 million, including the home and belongings.

The fire was reported around 12:30 a.m. on August 3, and by the time firefighters arrived the fire had spread to both stories of the home causing the structure to collapse.

Both the residents of the home and their dog were able to escape safely, and there were no reports of injuries associated with the fire.

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