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.