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Man dies in SE Portland apartment fire

 
Man dies in SE Portland apartment fire
Posted Friday, July 11th 2014 @ 8am

Fire raced through an apartment complex near SE 125th and Division around 3 a.m. Friday.  Residents awoke to breaking glass, fire alarms and firefighters pounding on their doors.

A caller to 911 reported two people trapped in an apartment.  Firefighters found and rescued them.

As firefighters were searching an apartment they found a man who had died.

Smoke and water damaged several apartments.  The Red Cross is helping residents with temporary housing.

Investigators say the fire was caused by abandoned or improperly discarded smoking material.

Photo: KATU-TV

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