- Associated Press - Thursday, March 20, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A firefighter was briefly trapped in the smoky basement of a burning home in north Portland.

KPTV reports (https://bit.ly/1epzgB6 ) the firefighter was unable to locate a stairwell, so the commander deployed a rescue intervention team to locate and lead the firefighter to safety.

The fire started about 1 a.m. Thursday, and firefighters entered the home to search for possible victims.

The fire was quickly extinguished.

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Information from: KPTV-TV, https://www.kptv.com/


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