Multiple cats die in Hillsboro apartment fire

Washington County

Several dogs and humans were rescued

Several cats died after a kitchen fire spread quickly at a Hillsboro apartment complex on July 5, 2019. (TVFR)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Several cats died after a kitchen fire spread quickly at a Hillsboro apartment complex.

Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue said crews arrived less than 5 minutes after the first 911 call and they were able to find the fire and put it out.

They were quick enough to prevent the fire from spreading to other units. There was smoke damage to two other apartments and three people were displaced.

No injuries were reported and firefighters rescued several dogs. Sadly multiple cats were found dead.

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