Follow Up: Firefighters find body in SE Portland warehouse destroyed by flames

  • Source: KTVL-TV Channel 10
  • Published: 06/11/2019 09:35 AM

VIDEO: A person was found dead after a fire burned through a warehouse in Southeast Portland on Friday night. Portland Fire & Rescue confirms that they discovered a fire fatality after the industrial fire at RJ Templeton and Associates warehouse near Southeast 27th Avenue and Holgate. Investigators received information that a man was near the warehouse at the time of the fire, Portland fire said. On Monday morning, investigators discovered a man's body. He has not been identified. "We don’t know for sure if that’s the same person. Everything indicates that it is," said Rich Chatman with Portland fire. Chatman said the remains were found east of the warehouse under a makeshift temporary shelter. KATU News learned that an apartment's security camera captured the start of the fire. Sebastiano Moncada said he reviewed the footage Monday morning for investigators.


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