The Wednesday, Nov. 28, blaze left one Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighter with minor injuries.

PHOTO: TVF&R - Crews move stacks of firewood away from a rural house while battling a second-story fire on Wednesday, Nov. 28.A house in a rural area west of Sherwood on Wednesday left one firefighter treated for minor injuries and taken to a hospital. Both homeowners and their pets survived uninjured.

The call came in just before 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, on a two-story home in the 18000 block of Seiffert Road. Firefighters arrived to find fire and pressurized smoke coming out of the second story windows and eaves.

Complicating the firefighting: a downed power line near the home created a life-threatening hazard. A second-alarm was called to bring additional resources to the scene, including water tenders that were used to shuttle water to the rural location.PHOTO: TVF&R - Firefighters were called to a rural home west of Sherwood on Wednesday, Nov. 28.

Crews were able to get "significant knockdown" on the fire, according to a TVF&R press release, despite having to avoid the side of the house with the power line. Firefighters also moved piles of firewood away from the house before they could ignite.

A TVF&R fire investigator will determine the cause of the fire. TVF&R was assisted on scene by crews from Hillsboro Fire and Rescue and the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

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