Fire causes $400K damage to Forest Grove business

Crews were able to tackle the fire at TF Draper Door Company

Fire in Forest Grove, May 13 2015 (Forest Grove Fire Department)
Fire in Forest Grove, May 13 2015 (Forest Grove Fire Department)

FOREST GROVE, Ore. (KOIN) — A 3-alarm fire caused around $400,000 damage to a commercial building in Forest Grove.

A total of 45 firefighters battled the blaze at TF Draper Door Company, 3847 24th Avenue, that began around 5:15 a.m., officials said. It took firefighters a while to get inside the building, and once they did they had the fire under control in about an hour.

Hotspots took a few hours to extinguish, officials said. No one was hurt.

A cause has not yet been determined, but investigators said the origin was in the area of a garbage can. The building did not have fire sprinklers, officials said.

 

Fire in Forest Grove, May 13 2015 (Forest Grove Fire Department)
Fire in Forest Grove, May 13 2015 (Forest Grove Fire Department)

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