11 safely escape Lewiston apartment building fire

Fire displaces 11 people in Lewiston

LEWISTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Eleven people in Lewiston are safe after escaping an apartment fire.

One dog did not make it.

The fire occurred at a six-unit apartment complex at 213 Webster St.

A first-floor resident told NEWS CENTER that the fire started on Saturday morning when she accidentally turned on the stove by bumping it with a laundry basket.

The American Red Cross took action to help residents find shelter, food and other essentials for the next several days.

Copyright 2016 WCSH


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