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.

Follow KOIN 6 for the latest news and weather


Download our FREE news and weather apps for iPhone, iPad and Android. You can also follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and sign up for our email newsletters.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Twitter News Widget

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss