Portland firefighters injured in ‘smoke explosion’

PORTLAND, Ore. (NBC) – A fire in Portland Tuesday destroyed four businesses and sent two firefighters to the hospital.

Portland Fire and Rescue released video showing the fire erupting into a “smoke explosion.” You can see firefighters running away from the building to safety.

Officials say thankfully there were no additional injuries.

The cause of the fire hasn’t yet been released.

Crews stayed throughout the night to monitor for hot spots.

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