7 displaced in Portage fire

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PORTAGE, Wis. — A fire at a home on Portage’s north side Wednesday night displaced a family of seven people, the city’s fire department said.

The fire broke out shortly before 11:10 p.m. in the 2500 block of New Pinery Road. The Portage Fire Department said firefighters saw flames coming from a front window and smoke around the home when they got to the scene.

No one was hurt in the fire.

A Facebook post from the department did not say what may have caused the fire.

The American Red Cross is helping the displaced family.