PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - Two people have been displaced after their apartment was damaged by a fire Sunday night.

Portland Fire & Rescue crews were called out to an apartment on the 7600 block of North Interstate Avenue at around 10:20 p.m.

Crews arrived to the scene and found the fire in a bedroom in a ground floor apartment. The fire was contained to the room and extinguished.

PF&R said no other apartment units were affected.

Two men living in the apartment made it out safely. PF&R said they were displaced due to the fire and the Red Cross is providing assistance.

According to PF&R, the fire is believed to have started after one of the residents dropped a match while attempting to light a candle.

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