Fire in Wash. Co. completely destroys home

Fire in Wash. Co. completely destroys home

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by Evan Sernoffsky, kgw.com staff

kgw.com

Posted on August 25, 2012 at 10:49 AM

Updated Saturday, Aug 25 at 1:39 PM

HILLSBORO, Ore. – Smoke was visible for miles after a fire completely destroyed a house on Pumpkin Ridge Drive Friday night, firefighters said.

Around 9:30 p.m., a man called 911 after he saw flames erupt from his neighbor’s home at 30975 Northwest Pumpkin Ridge Drive, said Connie Brodehl of the Washington County Fire District.

The owners of the house were not home but it was not determined if anyone was inside when the fire broke out, Brodehl said.

Authorities were investigating the cause of the fire.

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