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Fire put out quickly in 5th floor Portland apartment, floors below have water damage

No injuries have been reported.

PORTLAND, Maine — Crews in Portland fought a fifth-floor apartment fire at 645 Congress Street into the early hours of Thursday morning.

The fire broke out around 1:30 a.m. Firefighters were able to put it out quickly. 

According to someone who lives in the building, a sprinkler went off in the fifth-floor corner apartment.  

The four apartments below sustained water damage. All residents of the building were evacuated so the fire inspector could make sure the building was safe to reenter.

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