An Early Morning Fire in Cedar Mill Left 3 People with Life-Threatening Injuries
August 30, 2018
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Oregon – Fire crews in Washington County fighting a 2-alarm house fire in the Cedar Mill neighborhood early Thursday morning and three people pulled from the home were hospitalized.
Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue team responded to the fire at Northwest 128th Avenue and Northwest Lovejoy Court just before 1 A.M.
When crews arrived at the scene, heavy flames were taking place on the front side of the home with a partial roof collapse.
A family of three was found and removed them when doing a full search of the house.
Life-saving efforts were provided immediately after taking them out of the flaming home. They have had life-threatening injuries.
According to the firefighters, all members were taken to the hospital.
All three victims have been identified: a 47-year-old woman, a 44-year old woman, and a 7-year-old girl. Two of them are in critical condition at this moment. There is no immediate information which two are they. And whether they will survive.
The cause of the fire is under an investigating at this moment, no initial motive for the fire.
According to the local news, it wasn’t clear if the smoke alarms were working or not.