Fire destroys home near North Plains

Fire destroys home near North Plains
Photo by Washington County Fire District 2

NEAR NORTH PLAINS, Ore. – A fire destroyed a two-story home outside of North Plains Saturday afternoon.

Crews responded to the fire at 19990 NW Pumpkin Ridge Road at around 12:15 p.m.

Firefighters said flames were shooting 20 feet above the home when they arrived.

The homeowner told crews no one was inside.

Firefighters had to shuttle water in and close Pumpkin Ridge Road for about two hours.

No one was hurt. It’s unclear what caused the fire.

The home was considered a total loss.