Investigators seek cause of Portland homeless camp fire

The fire started about 8 a.m.

Investigators are still determining the cause of a homeless camp fire, Apr. 30, 2016 (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Investigators are searching for the cause of a Saturday morning fire at a Portland homeless camp. The fire was reported around 8 a.m. when propane tanks started exploding. Portland Fire & Rescue reports the fire was burning near the Portland International Raceway

The Oregonian/OregonLive.com reports a 25-foot by 25-foot area was on fire when firefighters arrived Saturday morning. None of the camp occupants were on the scene and no one was injured. The fire did not damage or threaten any buildings.

Investigators are still determining the cause of a homeless camp fire, Apr. 30, 2016 (KOIN)
Investigators are still determining the cause of a homeless camp fire, Apr. 30, 2016 (KOIN)

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