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SW Portland arson fires extinguished, buildings not damaged

Portland Fire & Rescue is investigating 10 fires that were intentionally set throughout downtown and Southwest Portland early Thursday morning.

Fire bureau officials said the fires were set between 3:45 and 4:05 a.m. Nov. 12. The fires damaged trash/recycling containers, dumpsters and in a newspaper stand. Fire crews and a Southwest Portland business employee quickly extinguished the fires, preventing them from damaging nearby buildings.

The fires were set at:

• 506 S.W. Broadway

• 422 S.W. Broadway

• 522 S.W. Fifth Ave.

• 627 S.W. Washington St.

• 621 S.W. Morrison St.

• S.W. Sixth Avenue and Morrison Street

• 630 S.W. Alder St.

• 610 S.W. Broadway

• 554 S.W. Alder St.

• 506 S.W. Washington St.