Just after Midnight Friday, Hillsboro Fire crews were called to a commercial fire at 171 SW Dennis Ave. They arrived to find an SUV in flames and heavy smoke coming from under the exterior covered area of a commercial tire store. The crew from Engine #1 quickly extinguished the SUV fire as additional firefighters arrived to check the building. Firefighters found no fire extension into the building. Heat and smoke damage was contained to the exterior covered area.
A Hillsboro Fire Investigator and a Hillsboro Police Officer interviewed witnesses at the scene and are working to determine the cause of the fire. The SUV was a total loss. No injuries were reported.