Ore. firefighter rescued after trapped in basement
The firefighter was unable to locate a stairwell; a rescue team was sent to locate and lead the firefighter to safety
The Associated Press
PORTLAND, Ore. — A firefighter was briefly trapped in the smoky basement of a burning home in north Portland.
KPTV reports 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.