A fire burns at a commercial facility in the 7100 block of NW Front Avenue in Portland, June 26, 2015 (KOIN)
A fire burns at a commercial facility in the 7100 block of NW Front Avenue in Portland, June 26, 2015 (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A grass fire in the 7100 block of NW Front Avenue grew to a 3-alarm response Friday afternoon as the smoke rose and was visible for miles.

The fire broke out shortly after 5 p.m. and crews immediately responded. By 6:30 p.m., PF&R officials said they had a good handle on it. A total of 70 firefighters surrounded the fire, which consumed between 20-30 acres.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

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