Lewiston Fire Department

LEWISTON - On the morning of Sunday, July 5, at approximately 5:30am Lewiston Fire crews were called to the 600 block of 3rd Ave for a reported attic fire at an apartment complex. Upon arriving crews found smoke in 1 unit and in the attic. The building was evacuated as crews extinguished the fire and cleared smoke.

A second fire in a unit away from the original then ignited, possibly due to the stove being left on by the occupant as they evacuated that had to be put out by crews on scene.

A total of 24 personnel on 4 fire engines, 3 medic units, 1 fire investigator and 3 chief officer vehicles responded. There were no firefighter or civilian injuries. The fire cause is under investigation.