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Fire at Roosevelt High School being investigated as arson

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A two-alarm fire burned part of the Roosevelt High School gym Sunday night, with firefighters scrambling to keep the flames from spreading to the rest of the school.

The fire started a few minutes after 7:00 pm, in some debris in a part of the gym that is under construction, according to a spokesman with Portland Fire and Rescue.

Firefighters kept the flames contained to a small area, and there was no significant smoke damage to other parts of the school.

A spokesperson with Portland Public Schools said classes will go on as scheduled.

Portland Fire and Rescue said the fire is currently being investigated as an arson.

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