Link to Owner Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr.



No one is injured but two nearby houses are also damaged in the early Sunday blaze.

COURTESY PHOTO: PF&R - Firefighters battling the early Sunday blaze in Southeast Portland.A boarded-up house was completely destroyed by a fire that also damaged neighboring homes Sunday morning, Oct. 24, in Southeast Portland.

No injuries were reported.

Portland Fire & Rescue called the house at 2800 S.E. Powell a "total loss." It was already engulfed in flames by the time firefighters arrived.

The blaze was quickly upgraded to a 2-alarm fire as flames spread to two neighboring homes, heavily damaging one and scorching the other.

Investigators have not yet determined the cause of the fire, but PF&R said they learned there was a "high volume" of reported houseless activity inside and around the house before it burned down.

KOIN 6 News is a news partner of the Portland Tribune.

You count on us to stay informed and we depend on you to fund our efforts. Quality local journalism takes time and money. Please support us to protect the future of community journalism.

Go to top
JSN Time 2 is designed by | powered by JSN Sun Framework