Man jumps from window to escape apartment fire in Northwest Portland

Portland Fire and Rescue says a man jumped out of a window to escape a fire at a Northwest Portland apartment complex on Aug. 20, 2018. Photo courtesy Portland Fire and Rescue

PORTLAND, Ore. – Crews extinguished an apartment complex on fire in Northwest Portland Monday morning.

Portland Fire and rescue received a report of the incident in the 1200 block of Northwest Marshal Street at 8:24 a.m. They say the fire was on the third floor.

Investigators say the fire started on the couch.

Fire officials say a man jumped from a window onto a second-story metal awning.

Crews put the fire out around 9 a.m. They contained the fire to one unit.

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