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(Portland, OR)  --  One person is hospitalized after setting themselves on fire near the Multnomah County Courthouse downtown.  KATU reports Peter Stratacos and John Anderson were in the area yesterday afternoon when they heard shouting in the square and saw a fire.  The two reportedly rushed over and poured water over the individual to extinguish the flame.  Fire officials say the victim is homeless and transgender and that the self-immolation was an act of protest.

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