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Boat fire sends smoke billowing over Portland

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a large ship in a body of water: Portland boat fire © Office of Rep. Chellie Pingree Portland boat fire

A fire at the Portland Fish Pier sent smoke billowing over part of the city Tuesday.

The fire was reported around 9:30 a.m. Officials said people were working on the boat at a dock when the fire started.

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The Office of Rep. Chellie Pingree tweeted that the fire was right outside their offices.

"A boat neighboring my @CityPortland office caught fire this morning," Rep. Pingree's account tweeted. "Luckily, @PortlandFire was on the scene in minutes to protect everyone who works on the Portland Fish Pier."

a group of people on a boat in the water: Portland boat fire © WMTW Portland boat fire

Officials said two people were treated for smoke inhalation.

It took about 30 minutes to get the fire under control.

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