Tualatin, Oregon -Scary moments for fire fighters in Tualatin this morning. A two-alarm fire broke out at a convenience store right next to a gas station around 1 am, on Nyberg street just east of I-5. Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue Lt. Ryan Stenhouse says other businesses were connected to the store, and crews worked to keep them from being damaged. Thankfully crews were able to keep the fire contained to the convenience store. No one was inside or hurt. It’s unclear what caused the fire.
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Fire crews extinguish a second alarm Commercial fire located in Tualatin.
Shortly before 1:00 am, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters were dispatched to the report of a Commercial fire in the 7000 block of Nyberg St.
The 911 caller was in the same business complex and could see smoke inside the unoccupied business.
The first arriving crew reported seeing a smoke-filled convenience store with flames coming from the roof. The fire building was associated with automotive refueling, however the business was closed with no threat of extension to the fuel pumps.
Fire crews were faced with heavy smoke conditions and intense heat. Crews quickly extinguished the main body of the fire however due to the complexity of the building the fire had extended to a large crawl space. A second alarm was requested by the incident commander bringing additional crews to the scene to assist with fire extinguishment and overhaul operations.
The complex where the fire was located has multiple business occupants which are attached. The fire was isolated to one business with some smoke damage occurring to adjoining businesses.
The fire was deemed under control at 2:08 am
The fire caused extensive damage to the convenience store. No other injuries were reported. A Fire investigator is on scene working to determine the cause of the fire.
TVF&R crews were assisted on scene by Lake Oswego Fire, Tualatin Police Department, and Metro West Ambulance.