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Fire damages home undergoing renovations in NE Portland

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

A home undergoing renovations in northeast Portland was damaged after a fire started in the basement on Thursday.

Portland Fire said the fire started in the basement of the house located on NE Brazee. It extended to some of the first floor, but firefighters were able to knock the fire down quickly.

Most of the damage caused was located in the basement.

Two contractors were inside the home at the time of the fire but were able to escape. One person suffered minor burns.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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