No one hurt in North Plains house fire

No one was home when the fire started

TVF&R crews fight a fire in North Plains on July 15, 2017. (KOIN)
TVF&R crews fight a fire in North Plains on July 15, 2017. (KOIN)

NORTH PLAINS, Ore. (KOIN) — A fire damaged one home in North Plains Saturday night, but no one was injured.

Multiple people called 911 around 7:30 p.m. to report heavy smoke and fire on NW Highland Court and NW 313th Avenue.

Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue crews said no one was home when the fire started and neighbors in a the house next door evacuated as a precaution. The house was badly damaged and the displaced family will be staying with relatives.

A neighbor told KOIN 6 News they saw a shed and shared fence on fire but it didn’t spread to the next house.

Investigators are still working to determine the cause of the fire.