Portland firefighters pull man from apartment fire

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A man rescued by firefighters from a burning Portland apartment was taken to Oregon Burn Center with life threatening injuries.

Portland Fire and Rescue says firefighters found heavy smoke when they responded to the Wednesday night fire. One bedroom door was blocked. Firefighters had to force their way inside where they found the 72-year-old victim suffering from smoke inhalation.

Another adult who lived in the apartment is OK and receiving help from the Red Cross.