1 victim transported in Yards Apartments fire

Portland firefighters battle flames at Yards Apartments July 21, 2014. (KOIN 6)
Portland firefighters battle flames at Yards Apartments July 21, 2014. (KOIN 6)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN 6) — At least one person was hurt in an apartment fire in Portland Monday morning, according to fire officials.

Firefighters had largely put out the fire, burning at the Yards at Union Station Apartments, by 7 a.m., but were unable to knock down the flames before the injury occurred.

The victim, an adult male, was taken by ambulance to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The cause of the fire, which was contained to a single apartment unit, is not yet known and is being investigated by Portland Fire & Rescue. Other units may have sustained smoke and water damage.

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