House set on fire, driver crashes into Fairview Lake

House set on fire, driver crashes into Fairview Lake

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by KGW.com Staff

kgw.com

Posted on March 15, 2013 at 4:17 PM

Updated Friday, Mar 15 at 4:33 PM

TROUTDALE, Ore. – A house fire may have preceded a driver crashing his pickup into Fairview Lake Friday afternoon.

It happed near Fairview Lake Way and Pelfry Avenue. Investigators think the unidentified man set the fire at his nearby home.

At some point, the man crashed his pickup into Fairview Lake.

The truck dropped about eight-feet off of a ledge. The driver was injured and taken to the hospital.

Fire crews quickly put out the blaze in which no one was hurt.

KGW Tim Gordon contributed to this report

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