Cooking pot caused a house fire in Westbrook

WESTBROOK, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Cooking pot caused a house fire in Westbrook Saturday.

Westbrook Police Department says they arrived at 11 Everett Street at approximately 12:36 p.m and found heavy smoke coming from the home and inside the main level bathroom. 

A neighbor used an extinguisher to help fight the fire before officials could arrive. Once there, firefighters quickly extinguished any remaining fire.  The people living at the home escaped without injury.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation but the fire began in a cooking pot and police say one of the residents was cooking. 

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