Overnight house fire kills 1 in Oregon City, cause unknown

Clackamas County

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — One person is dead as a result of an overnight house fire in Oregon City.

Clackamas Fire was called to the blaze on Beverly Drive just after 1:30 a.m. on Monday morning. Crews arrived to find heavy fire and black smoke pluming from the single-level home. They immediately worked to extinguish the flames and search the residence.

One person was found inside within minutes and was quickly carried out of the home. Despite firefighter paramedics’ life-saving efforts, the person died at the scene.

No one else was found inside the home and no other injuries were reported. A total of 22 firefighters responded to the incident.

Investigators are working to determine the cause of the blaze. KOIN 6 News will provide updates when new information is available.

This is a developing story.

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