Portland, OR – Portland firefighters pulled two people from a burning apartment Sunday morning.
The fire broke out at a four-plex after 1 AM on Jarrett Street. Ron Rouse with Portland Fire says, while searching the smoky apartment, firefighters found two people inside, and carried them to safety.
The victims have burn and smoke inhalation injuries. One other occupant made it outside on their own, but was also taken to a hospital for their injuries. The cause of the fire is unknown.
In other fire news:
Flames shot through the roof of a house in Oregon City. Smoke could be seen for miles around Rose Road on Saturday. No one was inside the burning house at the time. The homeowner says it’s been vacant since last year. The cause of the fire is unknown.
And a house fire broke out on Northeast Eugene Street in Portland. The fire Saturday was caused by cooking in the kitchen. Portland Fire says fires are more common when the weather gets hot, and urges people to be careful. An excessive heat warning went into effect for Portland over the weekend.