Wildfire extinguished in NE Portland

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No information on the cause has been released

A wildfire burned near NE 79th Ave. and NE Shuyler St. on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — According to BOEC, a wildfire was burning near Northeast 79th Avenue and Shuyler Street on Friday morning.

Portland Fire and Rescue said the incident was reported as several fires in one area. The fire was upgraded after a report came in of someone intentionally lighting the fires.

The only things burned were brush and blackberry bushes. No one was hurt.

The fire was near several houses but firefighters beat it down and are currently mopping up the scene.

No word yet on what caused it or whether there are any injuries.

A wildfire burned near NE 79th Ave. and NE Shuyler St. on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. (KOIN)

KOIN 6 News will update this story as soon as possible.

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