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Firework causes small grass fire outside SE Portland furniture store

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Courtesy: Portland Police Bureau Courtesy: Portland Police Bureau
PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

Portland fire crews were quickly able to extinguish a small fire outside a furniture store in southeast Portland sometime Monday night.

Portland police said a patrolling K-9 team spotted the fire outside a Mor Furniture for Less location and called the fire department.

Officers and crews believe the fire was caused by a mortar firework.

A small amount of landscaping was destroyed. There are no suspects at this time. 

Crews would like to remind locals to be cautious when lighting fireworks and to be mindful of hot temperatures. 

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