Early morning blaze displaces 8 at Tigard apartment complex

Washington County

No injuries were reported

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Firefighters were called to an apartment complex fire near Tigard early Friday morning.

Tualatin Fire and Rescue says the blaze broke out around 1 a.m. on the 11000 block of Southwest Hall Boulevard near the Beaverton Tigard Highway. Crews were able to get all residents out safely and bring the flames under control within minutes but were extinguishing hot spots for about an hour.

There were no reports of anyone being hurt. However, eight people are now displaced as two units sustained extensive fire damage and two other units were damaged by smoke and water, according to TVFR.

Although the exact cause hasn’t been determined, an investigator said the flames began in the wall space near a wood stove.

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