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Crews battle 2-alarm house fire in SE Portland

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

Firefighters were dispatched to a huge residential fire in southeast Portland early Friday morning.

Portland Fire & Rescue arrived on scene to 5604 Southeast Cooper Street around 3 a.m.

Massive flames could be seen at the scene coming out of a roof of a house.

The fire then spread to a neighboring home and became a 2-alarm fire within five minutes of crews arriving. 

PF&R said there were also a downed arcing power line and leaking gas line at the scene. 

No injuries were reported in the fire but three people escaped from the first home and one person, two dogs and a bunny from the other. 

The Red Cross is assisting five people displaced by the 2-alarm fire. 

The cause of the fire wasn't immediately known. Fire investigators arrived to the scene around 5 a.m. 

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