11 residents displaced after Portland motel catches fire

Multnomah County

No injuries have been reported

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A room and portion of an attic caught fire at a motel in north Portland on Thursday morning.

Around 4:49 a.m., Portland Fire and Rescue tweeted they are on the scene of the blaze at 7928 N Interstate Avenue. They said flames were knocked down in the primary fire room just before 5 a.m. There are no injuries so far and crews evacuating residents.

As of 5:55 a.m., the fire was out. Portland Fire and Rescue said two rooms were damaged by the fire while four others were damaged by smoke. Eleven people have been displaced.

Photo: PF&R

Investigators are working to determine the cause. N Interstate Ave. is closed from Lombard to Kirlpatrick but MAX trains are still running.

KOIN 6 News will update this when more information is available.

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