Mortar firework destroys landscaping at Mor Furniture

A mortar firework caused a fire in the bushes

A mortar firework caused a fire in the bushes outside of Mor Furniture in southeast early Tuesday morning. (Portland Police)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A mortar firework caused a fire in the bushes outside Mor Furniture in southeast early Tuesday morning.

Portland Police say a patrolling K9 team saw the fire and called crews. The fire was put out quickly and didn’t cause any damage to the building.

Officials say they haven’t identified any suspects. They urge people to be careful due to dry conditions and hot weather.

A mortar firework caused a fire in the bushes outside of Mor Furniture in southeast early Tuesday morning. (Portland Police)