Father, son escape Milwaukie apartment fire

The Red Cross is helping the victims

No one was hurt in a fire at Lake Crest apartments, Feb. 6, 2016 (CCFD1)

MILWAUKIE, Ore. (KOIN) — Crews from Clackamas County and Gladstone Fire battled an apartment fire in Milwaukie Saturday.

The fire was reported around 11:00 a.m. at the Lake Crest apartments on Lake Road. A first floor apartment had fire coming from a bedroom window. Firefighters cooled the fire from the outside first and then made entry and quickly knocked down the flames.

A man and his son were inside the apartment at the time but were able to escape. The man was taken to a hospital for smoke inhalation but officials say it was precautionary.

The apartment was heavily damaged and many other units suffered smoke damage.

No word on what started the fire.

No one was hurt in a fire at Lake Crest apartments, Feb. 6, 2016 (CCFD1)
No one was hurt in a fire at Lake Crest apartments, Feb. 6, 2016 (CCFD1)

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