- Associated Press - Friday, January 8, 2016

HALLOWELL, Maine (AP) - No injuries were reported after a fire broke out at a two-story wood frame apartment building just outside Maine’s capital city.

The Kennebec Journal reports (https://bit.ly/1RdcRew ) firefighters responded to the blaze at a second-floor apartment on Town Farm Road in Hallowell around 8 p.m. Thursday.

No one was home at the time the fire began, but Fire Chief Michael Grant says the occupant arrived to find the blaze in progress.

Grant says a fellow tenant first noticed the smoke, called 911 to report the fire and left the building.

The flames were contained to the apartment and the fire was extinguished in about an hour. Crews from Augusta, Farmingdale and Manchester assisted.

No cause has been determined, but Grant says he believes it was electrical in nature.


Information from: Kennebec Journal, https://www.kjonline.com/

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide