MILWAUKIE, OR (KPTV) - A fire that damaged an apartment in Milwaukie Thursday morning is being investigated as suspicious, according to Clackamas Fire.

At around 4:50 a.m., Clackamas Fire crews responded to the 4700 block of Southeast Boardman Avenue on the report of a fire.

Crews arrived to the scene and found a large amount of smoke and fire coming from a first floor apartment. The fire was quickly knocked down.

Only one unit was damaged, and no injuries were reported.

Four people have been displaced. They are being assisted by the American Red Cross.

Clackamas Fire said the fire is suspicious in nature.

Fire investigators will be working with state and local law enforcement to determine the exact cause.

The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office is seeking additional information about the fire. Anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff's office tip line by phone at 503-723-4949 or by using the online email form at Please reference case number 20-006690.

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