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Fire damages SE Portland home

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

Investigators want to know what caused a house fire in Southeast Portland early Sunday morning.

Firefighters arrived at the house on Southeast 8th Ave. near Bush Street just after 2 a.m.

Crews said they found a heavy amount of fire on the first floor.

They were forced to fight the blaze from the outside of the home.

Once firefighters were able to get inside the home, they said they found flames on the first floor and basement as well.

Crews said they were able to get the blaze under control about 40 minutes later.

No one was hurt.

As of Sunday morning crews were still working on a cause and a damage estimate.

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