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Man charged with arson of Portland townhomes


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

The Oregonian/OregonLive reports ( ) 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, Louis Duncan, was arrested that night and charged with first-degree arson.

The displaced residents are being assisted by the Red Cross.


Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive,

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