Wood stove blamed for SE Portland house fire

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A wood burning stove caused a fire that did $18-thousand dollars in damage to a split-level house in Southeast Portland, say investigators.

Some of the people who called 911 to report the fire mentioned hearing explosions at the house at 2924 SE 145th near Clinton in Portland. That has not been confirmed.

One person was home at the time and he got out safely.

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