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Six People Hurt in Rumford (ME) Apartment Fire

Firefighter carrying a ladder

A fire destroyed three apartment buildings in Rumford, reports Sun Journal.

Just before midnight, it was reported that two of the buildings had collapsed. At about 12:30 a.m., a third went down, according to witnesses.

Rumford Police Chief Tony Milligan said multiple people jumped from the second and third floor of the building.

A third apartment building also caught fire but was unoccupied, police said. Six people were taken to the hospital for treatment for smoke inhalation and injuries from jumping from the building.