Dozens Of People Displaced After Hotel Alder Fire

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From PORTLAND, Ore. – About 45 people stayed at a Red Cross shelter in Portland after they were displaced due to a fire at Hotel Alder Wednesday afternoon.

Portland Fire and Rescue tweeted just before 4 p.m. that the fire was under control. One person suffered an unknown medical condition.

The fire started at the Hotel Alder, located near Southwest 4th Avenue and Alder Street, just before 3 p.m. Wednesday, according to Portland Fire & Rescue. The fire was on multiple floors of the building.

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Downtown Apartment Fire Displaces 100 People

No one was injured following a fire at Hotel Alder but 100 residents were left without a home. The fire had reached multiple floors as fire crews were slow arriving to the location due to Portland traffic. Firefighters were fighting against the cold and wind gusts that threatened to push the fire further throughout the building. All residents were accounted for with many seeking shelter with the Red Cross.