Two-alarm fire damages Tualatin convenience store Wednesday
An early-morning fire at a gas station convenience store in the 7000 block of Nyberg Street caused extensive to the structure Wednesday.
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters were dispatched shortly before 1 a.m. to the report of a commercial fire from a caller who 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.
While crews quickly extinguished the main body of the fire, 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 and was brought under control at 2:08 am
No injuries were reported and a fire investigator was on the scene Tuesday morning working to determine the cause of the fire.
TVF&R crews were assisted on scene by the Lake Oswego Fire Department, Tualatin Police Department, and Metro West Ambulance.