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Salem-News.com (Dec-22-2009 14:22)

Candle Caused Fatal Fire at Assisted Living Center

In the five-year period from 2004 through 2008, there were 584 candle-related fires in Oregon resulting in 14 civilian deaths, 71 civilian injuries, 22 firefighter injuries and estimated property losses of nearly $16 million.

(TUALATIN, Ore.) - Fire scene in Tualatin, Oregon After hours of meticulous investigation at the Park Place Assisted Living Center in Tigard, a Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue investigator has determined that yesterday's fatal fire was caused by a candle.

TVF&R Communications Officer Brian Barker, says the investigator spent most of yesterday processing the scene and interviewing witnesses.

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