Girl, 11, spots flames spreading toward townhome

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — An 11-year-old girl spotted flames from a grass fire heading toward a town home in Northeast Portland and got help to get everyone out safely.

The fire broke out around 11 a.m. in the 9100 block of NE Hassalo. The girl spotted the flames and notified Levi, the maintenance man at the residences. He told KOIN 6 News he helped get people out but the girl "deserves all the credit."

The cause is not known at this time.

Some photos of this fire from Levi, he’s the maintenance guy at the apartments who that 11-year-old girl rushed to notify. He helped get people out of that townhome but says “she deserves all the credit” #KOIN6News

— Cole Miller (@ColeKOIN) August 6, 2018

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