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Investigators narrow down cause of huge scrap yard fire

The scrap yard fire that forced evacuations and burned down homes in Northeast Portland three months ago was either started on purpose or by …

Hazmat crew responds to diesel spill in Portland; NE Alderwood Rd. closed

PORTLAND, Ore. – Northeast Alderwood Road is closed between Cornfoot Road and Columbia Boulevard for 6 to 8 hours Monday while HazMat crews clean …

Renner's Grill fire closed Multnomah Village for hours

Crews battle shop fire in SE Portland, no injuries reported

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -<p>Portland Fire and Rescue crews battled a shed fire in southeast Portland Friday night.<p>The fire started at around 9:10 p.m. near …

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4-alarm blaze in SW Portland caused by electrical failure, authorities say

A January fire that badly damaged a commercial building in Southwest Portland was caused by electrical failure, authorities say.<p>Portland Fire & …

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Freight train derails near Steel Bridge; no injuries reported

PORTLAND, Ore. — Six cars on a Union Pacific freight train derailed in North Portland near the Steel Bridge on Sunday afternoon.<p>There were no …

Woman in critical condition after NE Portland fire

PORTLAND, Ore. -- A jogger who saw opaque windows in a Northeast Portland house Wednesday morning pounded on the door, then called 911 to report a …

Evacuations lifted near NE Portland fire; air quality back to normal

PORTLAND, Ore. — Air quality has returned to normal and all evacuation orders have been lifted in the area of a huge Northeast Portland fire.<p>Portland …

Club PlayPen in NE Portland damaged in fire

On the Go with Joe at Portland Fire Historic Museum

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -<p>Portland Fire & Rescue is celebrating a new museum that honors past firefighting in the Rose City.<p>The Portland Fire Historic …

Firefighters knock down fire in SE Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. – A home converted into a business in Southeast Portland caught fire early Friday morning.<p>Firefighters said they believe the building, …

Too many extension cords cause Portland house fire

PORTLAND, Ore. -- An early morning house fire in northeast Portland was caused by an excessive use of extension cords inside the home.<p>The fire …

Neighbors: Site of early morning Portland house fire was ‘nuisance home’

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -<p>Fire investigators are still trying to figure out what caused a northeast Portland house to go up in flames Tuesday morning.<p>The …

Fire crews remain on scene of 4-alarm blaze in SW Portland

Fire crews remain at the scene of a four-alarm fire that badly damaged a Southwest Portland building that houses several businesses, an official said.<p>…

Warming fires taxing Portland fire crews

PORTLAND, Ore. – Firefighters at the scene of a warming fire Friday morning said such fires have been taxing their resources this year.<p>They respond …

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Portland firefighters pulled out of burning collapsed home

PORTLAND, Ore. – Two firefighters were injured after a burning home collapsed on top of them Saturday morning in Southeast Portland.<p>The fire was …

Propane heater believed to be cause of SE Portland house fire

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -<p>Portland Fire responded to reports of a house fire Saturday night. Multiple callers to 9-1-1 said there was fire coming from the …

Rescuers save submerged driver after truck tumbles into Blazer Evan Turner's home

A truck hauling dirt down a steep portion of Southwest Upper Hall Street Wednesday morning left the road and tumbled down an embankment, coming to …

SE Portland Pot Shop Fire Goes Two Alarms

Portland, Oregon – A Portland Marijuana company caught fire. The flames broke out just after 6:30pm Wednesday night at Green Planet on SE 111th …

Portland crews battling California wildfires

Thousands of firefighters are helping fight the wildfires including crews from Portland.<p>Damon Simmons with Portland Fire & Rescue said he and about a …

Two Portland fires extinguished at nearly the same time

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Portland Fire and Rescue extinguished 2 different residential fires on Saturday, including one that was a “wind-driven” …

Crews respond to high-rise fire in downtown Portland, 1 person injured

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -<p>Fire crews evacuated a high-rise apartment building in downtown Portland Thursday morning after a fire broke out in a top-floor …

Local fire crews head to California to help fight wildfires for 2nd time this season

PORTLAND, Ore. – California is in flames for the second time this season and Oregon firefighters are on their way to assist - again.<p>Even though it’s …

Portland firefighters fear homeless camp fires will spike in winter

PORTLAND, Ore. -- As winter approaches and temperatures drop, Portland firefighters are turning their attention to the city’s homeless camps and …

4 safely escape NE Portland house fire

Video<p>KOIN 6 News Staff - PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – Four people escaped serious injury on Friday after their home caught fire in the area of Northeast …

Fire breaks out along I-84, crews clear homeless camp

PORTLAND, Ore. – Firefighters put out a brush fire Monday morning after it broke out near a homeless camp along Interstate 84 in northeast …

Witness helps rescue man from NE Portland house fire

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Two men escaped a two-alarm house fire in Northeast Portland Saturday night with the help of at least one witness.<p>Firefighters and …

Attic fire impacts three Portland businesses

PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland Fire and Rescue closed Northeast 7th Avenue between East Burnside street and Southeast Ankeny Street while they contained a …

Semi-truck rollover closes NW Portland intersection for hours

A rolled over semi-truck at Northwest Nicolai Street and Northwest Yeon Avenue closed the intersection for hours Thursday morning.<p>Emergency personnel …

Portland firefighters respond to early morning fire at International School

The International School, a private school in Southwest Portland, was damaged in an early morning fire, Portland fire officials said.<p>Firefighters …