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Person found dead in Tigard house fire

Firefighters were dispatched about noon to the 11000 block of Southwest 109th Avenue.

TIGARD, Ore. — A person was found dead inside a flaming Tigard home Tuesday.

Firefighters were dispatched about noon to the 11000 block of Southwest 109th Avenue.

While crews tried to knock down flames from the outside, others went into the home to fight the fire and search the premises. This was made difficult due to heavy clutter inside the home.

A person was found dead in the kitchen of the home. The cause and manner of the death remains under investigation.

The cause of the fire also remains under investigation

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