Car fire spreads to Beaverton apartment, 9 people displaced

Car fire spreads to Beaverton apartment, 5 people displaced
Car fire spreads to Beaverton apartment, 5 people displaced(Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue.)
Published: Sep. 25, 2022 at 7:45 PM PDT
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BEAVERTON Ore. (KPTV) - A car fire spread to and damaged a Beaverton apartment building on Sunday afternoon, according to Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue.

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Just after 3:30 p.m., firefighters responded to multiple calls about a vehicle fire in a carport at the 11000 block of Southwest Allen Boulevard.

When firefighters arrived, they found the fire had spread to the carport, two additional vehicles and onto the side of the nearby apartment building. A second alarm was called and additional firefighters and resources were sent to the scene.

All occupants were evacuated without injury.

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Once firefighters extinguished the blaze, they determined that four living units had been damaged.

The Red Cross responded to help nine displaced residents find emergency housing.

Car fire spreads to Beaverton apartment, 5 people displaced
Car fire spreads to Beaverton apartment, 5 people displaced(Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue.)

Fire officials are continuing to investigate the scene, they said.