Fire Displaces Dozens of Residents - NECN
Maine

Maine

The latest news from around the state

Fire Displaces Dozens of Residents

2 people injured in the Holden, Maine, blaze

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Fire Displaces Dozens of Residents
    Stock Photo

    Two people were injured and more than two dozen residents were displaced after a fire at a Holden, Maine, apartment complex.

    Fire Chief Ryan Davis says the fire at Holden Square Apartments reported at about 9 p.m. Sunday was contained to the second-floor unit in which it started, but concerns about smoke and water damage was well as the fear that the blaze would rekindle forced the evacuation of residents in other units.

    One person suffered burns while another experienced chest pains.

    The Red Cross says it is has placed 12 residents in a local hotel while 14 residents are staying with friends or relatives.

    Holden firefighters got help from departments in Bangor, Brewer, Dedham, Hampden, and Orrington.

    For up-to-the-minute news and weather, be sure to follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook. Sign up for our new breaking news email alerts by clicking here and download our free apps here.