- Associated Press - Thursday, November 3, 2016

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Officials say a fire that damaged several townhouses in northeast Portland was intentionally set.

The Oregonian/OregonLive reports (https://bit.ly/2e4g97j ) that the Wednesday morning blaze burned three townhomes, displacing at least eight adults and 11 children. No injuries were reported.

Officials say the 34-year-old suspect was arrested that night and charged with first-degree arson.

The displaced residents are being assisted by the Red Cross.

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Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, https://www.oregonlive.com

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