Overnight fire displaces 15 people in Portland

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PORTLAND, Maine (WMTW) - Firefighters battled the cold and ice to put out a fire early Tuesday, which left 15 people without a home in Portland.

The fire broke out just after midnight.

Someone smoking likely sparked the fire on Lincoln Street, firefighters said.

Flames spread up the back of the building, firefighters said.

The Red Cross said it was assisting 15 residents.