WESTBROOK, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Firefighters from several towns were called in to battle an apartment building fire at 683 Main street.
The three alarm blaze was reported a little after nine o'clock Tuesday night. Fire crews say there was heavy smoke pouring from the building when they arrived.
The fire spread very quickly. After only 20 minutes the firefighters who entered the building were ordered to evacuate .
One person had to be taken to the hospital with smoke inhalation and several fire fighters were also treated on scene.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.