Southeast Portland homeless camp blocks first responders, school buses from passing through

Portland Fire & Rescue often has to deal with homeless camps obstructing narrow roads. If a camp is in their way, it’s reported to the city.

PORTLAND, Ore. — It’s easy to miss the small, dead-end street off Southeast 82nd and Franklin in Portland. Those who live there like it that way.

“This community is great,” said Dianna Phillips, who’s lived on this street for 25 years. “I have felt safe here all my life, up ’til now.”

On Friday, a homeless camp moved onto the street — bringing with it a line of trailers, a tent and a collection of vans.

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