Building salvageable after Ashland fire

2 years ago

ASHLAND, Maine — A residential building in Ashland received some smoke damage during a fire that began in a second-floor closet on April 19. 

The Ashland Fire Department received a call at around 4:30 p.m. that there was a fire at 128 Oak St. There were no injuries.

The Ashland Fire Department arrived on scene with 12 firefighters, who were assisted by five firefighters from the Mapleton Fire Department. With both departments working together, they were able to control the fire in 30 minutes. 

While there is smoke damage and cleanup needed, Ashland Fire Chief Don Bouley said the building will be fine. The building is also insured. 

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.