PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — One person is dead after an early morning fire in North Portland’s Kenton Neighborhood, authorities said.
According to Portland Fire and Rescue, units arrived at the home on 2400 North Schofield to find smoke coming out of the second-story windows around 6:45 a.m.
Crews said the firefight was hampered by clutter inside the home, but were able to extinguish the fire within 10 minutes.
When the fire was knocked down, firefighters found a person inside. The victim was brought out of the house but did not survive.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.