JEFF: BREAKING NEWS OUT OF FOREST GROVE, A GARAGE FIRE LEFT TWO FIREFIGHTERS HURT. JENNIFER: WHAT CAN YOU TELL US? REPORTER: THE FIRE BROKE OUT JUST AFTER 4:00 IN THE GARAGE OF THE HOME BEHIND ME ON RIDGE POINT DRIVE. FIREFIGHTERS TELL ME NEIGHBORS CALLED IT IN. THEY HEARD POP’S NEXT DOOR AND DISCOVERED THE GARAGE WAS ON FIRE. FIREFIGHTERS RUSHED OUT HERE TO TAKE CARE OF THE SITUATION. THEY CONTAINED THE FIRE TO THE GARAGE. TWO FIREFIGHTERS WERE INJURED AFTER CARDBOARD AND OTHER STORAGE ITEMS FELL ON THEM FROM A SHELF THAT WAS BUILT INTO THE CEILING. APPARENTLY ACCORDING TO FIRE OFFICIALS THESE LARGER HOMES WITH VAULTED CEILINGS OFTEN HAVE STORAGE SPACE ABOVE THEIR GARAGES AND THAT IS WHEN IT FELL ON THE FIREFIGHTERS. YOU CAN SEE CARDBOARD THEY HAVE STACKED UP. A SPOKESPERSON TELLS US THOSE WERE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT FELL. THEY BELIEVE THE CARDBOARD GOT HEAVY AND CAUSED THE SHELVES TO FALL. ONE FIREFIGHTER WAS KNOCKED DOWN, BUT HE WAS OK. HE IS BEING CHECKED OUT AT A LOCAL HOSPITAL ALONG WITH ANOTHER THAT HAD AN ANKLE INJURY AFTER THE ITEMS FELL. THE STUFF WAS NOT ON FIRE WHEN IT FELL, BUT THEY WANT TO TAKE PRECAUTIONS. THEY DO BELIEVE THE INJURIES ARE MINOR. AS FOR EXPLOSIONS IN THE GARAGE WE ARE TOLD PAINT CANS OR MAY BE GAS TANKS NOT ON A CAR, BUT MAY BE A PORTABLE GAS TANK MIGHT HAVE SOUNDED LIKE IT EXPLODED OR POPS, BUT THERE WAS NO MASSIVE EXPLOSION. THEY STILL TRYING TO DETERMINE EXACTLY WHAT CAUSED THIS FIRE. TWO FIREFIGHTERS INJURED, BUT ONLY MINOR INJURIES. BACK TO YOU IN THE STUDIO. JENNIFER: THAT IS GOOD TO HEAR

2 firefighters injured in Forest Grove house fire
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