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Firefighter cuts leg while battling SE Portland house fire

A Portland firefighter was injured Thursday afternoon while battling a house fire in Southeast Portland

The firefighter’s name was not released.

Portland Fire and Rescue reported that fire crews were called at about 1:26 p.m. Jan. 15 to a house in the 2800 block of Southeast 103rd Avenue, where they found the front room of a single-story home on fire. While fighting the fighter, one firefighter cut a leg on a large piece of broken glass.

The firefighter was taken by Legacy Emanuel Medical Center for treatment of the non-life-threatening injury.

The cause of the fire has not been determined.