PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — One person is dead after a reported explosion and fire, authorities said.
Early Monday morning, Portland Fire said a caller reported an explosion near Northeast 120th Avenue and Northeast Broadway and when crews arrived they said they found one person dead at the home.
According to Portland Fire, the person who originally called 911 was inside the home and the fire is what led to the explosion.
Witnesses at the scene told KOIN 6 that they heard a loud crash around 4 a.m. Monday morning and a man died and a woman was injured.
Officials shared that the loud explosion was caused by home oxygen tanks in the house and that there were no working smoke alarms on the property.