- Associated Press - Thursday, November 30, 2017

BANGOR, Maine (AP) - Fire officials in the Maine say a homeless man has been rescued from a burning abandoned home.

WMTW-TV reports crews responded to the fire at the Bangor home around 5 p.m. Wednesday. Officials say they found a homeless man in the building who was disoriented and having difficulty breathing.

The man was taken to a hospital for treatment.

The home had been condemned by the city earlier this year. Officials think the fires were started for warmth.

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Information from: WMTW-TV, http://www.wmtw.com

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