Monday, August 12, 2013

Arson Caused Five-Alarm NE Portland Apartment Fire

According to new KOIN-TV reports, officials have determined arson was the cause of last Thursday's early morning fire of the Monroe Apartments.  The apartments were a total loss and property damage is estimated at $5 million, not including damage to nearby properties.  The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms is investigating. BATF is seeking tips and is offering a $2,500 reward for information. Anyone with information on the cause of the fire is asked to call ATF Hotline: 1-888-ATF-FIRE.  Read more.