4 workers escape 2-alarm roof blaze in Portland

Fire happened at building under renovation at SW Alder and 10th

Four workers escaped this 2-alarm fire on the roof at SW Alder and 11th, October 15, 2017 (Courtesy: Kathy Moyd)
Four workers escaped this 2-alarm fire on the roof at SW Alder and 10th, October 15, 2017 (Courtesy: Kathy Moyd)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A 2-alarm fire caused unintentionally by workers installing roofing materials brought a heavy response in Southwest Portland Sunday morning.

Four workers escaped this 2-alarm fire on the roof at SW Alder and 11th, October 15, 2017 (Courtesy: Kathy Moyd)
Four workers escaped this 2-alarm fire on the roof at SW Alder and 10th, October 15, 2017 (Courtesy: Kathy Moyd)

The fire at SW Alder and 10th began on the roof of vacant building that was under renovation. Contractors were at the building and reported the fire, and 4 workers were able to get off. One worker sustained a minor injury but was treated and released at the scene.

By 9:45 a.m., the fire was contained.

The Portland Streetcar lines are disrupted because of the fire.

KOIN 6 News will have more information as soon as possible.

Four workers escaped this 2-alarm fire on the roof at SW Alder and 11th, October 15, 2017 (Courtesy: Kathy Moyd)
Four workers escaped this 2-alarm fire on the roof at SW Alder and 10th, October 15, 2017 (Courtesy: Kathy Moyd)