May 31, 2023

AUGUSTA, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Firefighters pulled a man from his burning apartment Tuesday morning.

Firefighters arrived at the apartment building at 11 Cedar Court around 5:45 a.m. Fire officials said the fire was mostly contained to a unit on the second floor. When firefighters went up to the unit, they found a man suffering from smoke inhalation. They took him out of the apartment and medical officials transported him to the hospital. Everyone else was evacuated from the building.

Crews had the fire under control in about an hour. The state fire marshal is going to investigate.

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