Family of 3 displaced after SE Portland apartment fire
PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) - Passing firefighters noticed and responded to an apartment fire on Saturday morning in southeast Portland, Portland Fire & Rescue said.
PF&R said just after 10 a.m. Saturday, firefighters running errands noticed a large amount of smoke in the distance and began to investigate. They found a single-story apartment on fire in the 12900 block of Southeast Powell Boulevard. The firefighters called for additional resources while beginning an attack.
Firefighters quickly knocked down the fire and kept it from spreading to neighboring apartments. They searched the apartments and did not find anyone inside.
PF&R said a family of three is displaced and will be staying with relatives.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
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