- Associated Press - Sunday, December 25, 2016

RICHMOND, Maine (AP) - Fire officials say a Richmond man has been seriously injured in an apartment fire.

Authorities say 30-year-old Wade Welner was rescued from his second floor apartment by a Richmond police officer early Sunday morning.

State police say Welner was being treated at the hospital for smoke inhalation.

The only other occupant of the building got out of the apartment house safely.

Investigators are trying to determine the cause of the fire which destroyed the second floor of the building.

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