Fire destroys food carts near PSU campus

A fire broke out early Tuesday morning, damaging and destroying several food carts near the Portland State campus.

The fire was reported just after 4:30 a.m. on Southwest 4th Avenue between College Street and Hall Street. According to the Oregonian, Comfortably Yum, Rice and Noodle, and Krua Bangkok were destroyed, and The Fusion Box and Phat Cart were damaged. Portland Fire & Rescue confirmed that officials are still investigating the fire.

The newly installed PSU Parklet—which stands within feet of the affected carts—was not damaged in the event.

More information to follow.