Newport Fire-Rescue is on scene of a vehicle fire inside a parking garage at 325 NW Coast, in the heart of Nye Beach. Fire Chief Rob Murphy has instructed 3rd Street and NW Coast Street to be shut down until they can get the fire out.
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Fire Chief Rob Murphy reports that they’ve knocked the fire down and they’re now concentrating on getting the smoke out of the building complex. It’s an indoor parking garage on the west side of Coast Street near 3rd. Combination of parking garage, businesses and apartments/condos. Fortunately a quick fire attack by Newport firefighters put the fire out in mere minutes, thereby preventing fire damage to a lot of property connected to, and surrounding, the parking garage.