Investigators Seek Fatal House Fire Cause

Investigators are working to learn the cause of a fatal house fire in Wood Village early Saturday morning.

Gresham Fire Fighters responded to the fire at 2:45 a.m. Saturday. The house is located on Maple Boulevard near Northeast 238th Drive.

Multiple callers reported seeing flames burning through the home’s roof.

When firefighters arrived, they established a perimeter and began an initial attack.

At approximately 4:15 a.m., Gresham Fire reported the fire was out. Firefighters performed an initial search of the home. During a secondary search, firefighters located a body inside the home. Multnomah County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene and confirmed the fatality.

Detectives determined the deceased is an adult male.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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