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Portland, Oregon
Joined January 2009
Crews are on the scene of a working house fire at the 3100 block of SE 109th Ave. On arrival there was smoke coming from the daylight basement. No reports of injuries at this time.
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Crews are on the scene of a working apartment fire at the 3300 block of SE 122nd Ave. Reports are that everyone is out. Please avoid 122nd in this area as traffic will be an issue.
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Crews are on the scene of a fully involved house fire near the intersection of NE Cully Blvd and NE Mason St. Initial reports are that this was an abandoned home. Crews have to fight this fire from the exterior and are trying to keep this fire from spreading to other structures.
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Crews are on the scene of a fire in an apartment at the 6400 block of SE 128th Ave. first arriving crews did pull one person from the structure who is being treated by now. Crews continuing to search as they work to extinguishing the fire.
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As the weather warms up, folks are getting out and enjoying our local rivers and lakes. Please check out these important safety tips on keeping kids safe when swimming in open water from Safe Kids Worldwide and be safe out there this July 4th weekend. ow.ly/jsp550JMXJN
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You may be held liable for damage or injury caused by fireworks in the City of Portland. The PF&R Investigations Unit will investigate all suspected fireworks-caused fires, and citations may be issued or arrests made charging violators with arson if fireworks are the cause.
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As the weather warms up, folks are getting out and enjoying our local rivers and lakes. Please check out these important safety tips on keeping kids safe when swimming in open water from @safekids and be safe out there this July 4th weekend. safekids.org/checklist/open-…
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Crews on scene of a mattress fire in an apartment building on 200 blk SW Hooker. Fire started in an open carport underneath the building and was quickly extinguished. No fire extension to the structure was found, no injuries, cause under investigation.
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Do NOT call 9-1-1 to report illegal fireworks usage. To help ensure that our 9-1-1 system remains available for reporting ACTIVE fires, SERIOUS medical problems and CRIMES in progress, we ask you NOT to call 9-1-1 to report fireworks. ALL fireworks are illegal in Portland.
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Update on 2nd alarm fire 1200 block SW Alder. This was a room and contents fire in a 5th floor apartment unit that did not extend beyond the unit, fire was extinguished within 8 minutes of initial crews’ arrival. Incident has been recalled, no injuries, cause under investigation.
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Crews on scene of apartment fire in 5 story building on 1200 blk SW Alder, smoke and fire showing from a 5th floor apartment on arrival.2nd alarm just called at 6:06 am, PIO en route to scene. Please avoid area. #alert
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ALL fireworks are banned in the City of Portland year-round. PF&R Investigations Unit will be investigating all suspected fireworks-caused fires, and citations may be issued and/or arrests made charging violators with arson if fireworks are determined to be the cause.
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Crews on scene of a natural gas leak from a natural gas meter at a commercial building in the 2900 block of NE Broadway. Crews were able to shut off gas at meter, stopping leak, no gas found inside building, incident has been recalled. @nwnatural is en route to the scene.
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Crews on scene of fire in back of commercial building on 600 blk NE Broadway. This was a trash fire that extended to the building. Incident has been recalled, 4 crews remaining on scene finishing up extinguishment. No injuries, cause under investigation.
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Crews on the scene of a rollover accident just assisted someone out of their car near the intersection of SE Morrison and 33rd. AMR is on scene now to evaluate their condition.
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We gathered at the David Campbell Memorial today to honor the lives of the 75 PF&R Firefighters who made the ultimate sacrifice. Firefighter of the Year Audrey Tollefson tolled the bell for each of the 75 names. Thanks to the family of Lt. Jerry Richardson for attending.
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Portland Fire & Rescue retweeted
💦Even a few hours in air conditioning can make a big difference for your body when it’s this hot outside. Find an air conditioned place near you, including your local @multcolib: tinyurl.com/coolplacesmultco
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Portland Fire & Rescue retweeted
Drinking enough fluids is one of the most important things you can do to prevent heat illness. Remember to stay hydrated today! 🌡️ #BeRedCrossReady #SafetyTip #SummerSafety #RedCrossCascades #AmericanRedCross
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Portland Fire & Rescue retweeted
If you plan to cool off near fresh water, beware: Melting from heavy snowpack means rivers are running cold and fast. Nearly every year, people die from cold water shock during the season`s first heat wave.
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Crews are on the scene of a working attic fire in a residence at the 3900 Block of SW Willard st. Crews are pulling ceiling now to gain access to the fire for extinguishment. Nobody reported injured at this time. Please please avoid the area, access is limited to this structure.
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