Fire Destroys Historic Troutdale Restaurant

TROUTDALE,  Or. – An early morning fire has destroyed the historic Shirley’s  Tippy Canoe restaurant.  A tweet by Gresham Fire says the  fire was spotted and called in by a Multnomah County deputy out on patrol. The tweet says Gresham firefighters assisted Corbett in fighting the fire.  The had to bring in water tenders to help put out the flames. The fire started around 5am and  Corbett Fire says the building is a total loss and the fire cause has not been determined.

Smoke hovers over whats left of Shirley’s
Tippy Canoe in Troutdale. It’s a total loss.

— Rosemary Reynolds (@RosemaryKXL) January 17, 2020

Deputies responded to local restaurant Shirley’s Tippy Canoe this morning to assist @Corbett_Fire in firefighting efforts. Deputies saw heavy smoke from a second story window, and quickly cleared most of the property. Hwy. 30 is closed between Woodard & Stark St.

— Multnomah Co Sheriff (@MultCoSO) January 17, 2020

Happening now: Fire at the famous Tippy Canoe restaurant. Fire was spotted and called in by @MultCoSO deputies on patrol in the area. Gresham Firefighters on scene assisting Corbett Fire. More info to come

— Gresham Firefighters (@GFD1062) January 17, 2020