PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Fire crews responded to a blaze burning at an apartment in Northeast Portland Wednesday, which investigators say may have been intentionally set.

Portland Fire & Rescue responded to the blaze at 8th and NE Couch. Once there, fire officials said crews put out the fire before it spread indoors.

Firefighters contained a fire that reportedly started outside a Northeast Portland apartment on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2022 (Courtesy: PF&R).

According to fire officials, the blaze started in a plastic dumpster before burning the exterior of the building.

Photos shared on Twitter show the once red bricks charred black.

PF&R said investigators believe this was possible arson and are asking witnesses to call 503-823-FIRE if they have information that could help.

No one was reportedly hurt in the fire.