Fire, Roy

Fire at Roy home caused by ‘juveniles misusing fire’

Washington County Sheriff's Officers on scene in Roy. Photo: Forest Grove Fire and Rescue

A residence and local landmark in Roy was damaged during a fire on Wednesday evening, according to Forest Grove Fire and Rescue, with no injuries reported for the home's residents or pets, including a cat and an unspecified number of pet opossums.

The building that was damaged is a a former country store that was converted into a home on Roy Road between the railroad tracks and Harrington Road.

Crews were dispatched to the scene at 5:53 p.m. Wednesday, December 9, and arrived to find smoke coming from the building, according to a press release from Forest Grove Fire and Rescue.

A search for the the source of the fire, complicated by what the agency said was "increased amounts of clutter . . .

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