News Flash module icon

View Archived News Releases (From January 1 - June 30, 2013 )
News Flash Home
The original item was published from 12/17/2013 3:19:47 PM to 12/17/2013 3:20:16 PM.

News Flash

TVF&R

Posted on: December 17, 2013

[ARCHIVED] TVF&R Firefighters Stop Garage Fire from Spreading to Two Homes

135th_3_thumb.jpg

At 7:23 am, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue responded to reports of a detached garage on fire with flames coming through the roof at 8295 SW 135th Avenue in Beaverton. Firefighters from Beaverton Station 66 arrived within four minutes of being dispatched.

Upon arrival, firefighters found a 24 foot by 69 foot cinder block detached garage that was being used as a workshop fully involved in fire. First arriving engine companies initiated an aggressive fire attack and firefighters successfully prevented the fire from spreading to two homes, one of which was five feet from the involved structure and another that was ten feet away.

Of concern to the Incident Commander was the fact that a portion of the roof collapsed and the rear masonry wall was in danger of imminent collapse. Firefighters assumed a defensive position to attain a final knock down of the fire.

The garage was adjacent to a large home that was under renovation. A large amount of materials and equipment being used for the remodel was being stored in the workshop. Noone was inside the garage at the time of the fire and there are no reported injuries.

A fire investigator is working to determine the cause of the fire. The estimated fire loss for the contents and building is $97,000.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in TVF&R

Volunteer Open House Flyer with photos of fire scene support and antique fire trucks

TVF&R is Recruiting Volunteers

Posted on: January 6, 2023

TVF&R is Prepared for Weekend Wind Event

Posted on: September 9, 2022

TVF&R Receives Superior Credit Rating

Posted on: February 15, 2022
Tuckerwood House Fire

Firefighters Battle House Fire in Beaverton

Posted on: September 16, 2021
Bureker Truck 56

TVF&R Promotes First Female Captain

Posted on: September 16, 2021
Spellman2

Fire Destroys Unoccupied Home in Beaverton

Posted on: September 7, 2021
POD

TVF&R Receives COVID-19 Vaccines

Posted on: December 30, 2020
Preview of Safety First Newsletter Home Page

TVF&R Launches 'Safety First' Newsletter

Posted on: December 7, 2020
Burn Ban

High Fire Danger Burn Ban Lifted

Posted on: September 30, 2020

Notice of TVF&R Budget Hearing

Posted on: June 4, 2020
beaverton townhouse fire_65

Apartment Fire Displaces Eight

Posted on: April 17, 2020
Firefighters work to extinguish Tigard house fire

Person Found Dead in Tigard Home Fire

Posted on: March 24, 2020
COVID-19 image

COVID-19

Posted on: March 13, 2020
Crews complete hose drill with new training trailer

TVF&R Unveils New Training Trailer

Posted on: December 13, 2019
night rehab volunteers

TVF&R is Recruiting Volunteers

Posted on: November 26, 2019

Residential Fire in Tualatin

Posted on: November 2, 2019
Fourplex 1

Beaverton Fourplex Destroyed by Fire

Posted on: August 29, 2019
1

Beaverton Home Destroyed by Fire

Posted on: August 13, 2019

Firefighters Battle Aloha House Fire

Posted on: March 31, 2017
2016 Toy Drive.JPG

Spread Holiday Cheer for Children in Need

Posted on: November 17, 2016

Home Visits Enhance Patient Care

Posted on: November 8, 2016

TVF&R Firefighters ‘Go Pink’

Posted on: October 8, 2015
New-Station-70.jpg

TVF&R Opens New Station 70 in Raleigh Hills

Posted on: September 30, 2015

TVF&R Welcomes Its Newest Recruits

Posted on: February 3, 2015