Arson fire being investigated
Washington County Sheriff's Office detectives are investigating a suspicious house fire and are requesting assistance from anyone who may have information. On Friday, Nov. 17 at 11:51 a.m., deputies responded to the 16000 block of Southwest Nora Road in Beaverton to assist Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue with investigating a suspicious fire at an abandoned house. Fire investigators and detectives have determined that the fire was set by an unknown person or people, but are still working to determine if it was intentionally caused.The sheriff's office investigated a fire at the same house in June, but the incidents are not believed to be related. Investigators believe that there were witnesses in the area who may have seen the people responsible for setting the fire. The sheriff's office is requesting anyone with information about the fire to contact non-emergency dispatch at 503-629-0111.
By Mandy Feder-Sawyer
Reporter, Beaverton Valley Times
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