PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man in his 50s died after jumping from a third-story apartment to escape a fire in Southwest Portland.

News outlets report the fire Friday afternoon damaged at least four units in the complex.

Neighbors told KATU-TV that the man was reluctant to jump but didn't have other options because the flames continued to grow in his apartment.

Portland Fire & Rescue spokesman Lt. Tommy Schroeder says no one else was injured and the cause of the blaze is being investigated.

The identity of the man who died hasn't been released.

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Information from: KATU-TV, http://www.katu.com/