Five people displaced after Portland fire

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PORTLAND, Maine (WMTW) - Crews battled a fire on Washington Avenue in Portland late Monday afternoon.

The Portland Fire Department said heavy fire was reported at the back of the three-story building at about 4:30 p.m.

People reported seeing smoke from across the city.

The fire was under control about an hour later and damage was concentrated on the top floor toward the back of the building.

As of Monday evening, five people have been displaced.