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Numerous hurt in Camden, Maine, home fireplace

Camden Hearth Main Chris Farley confirmed with News Center Maine that one particular man or woman died in the fireplace.

CAMDEN, Maine — A fireplace at a household on the corner of Mount Battie Avenue and Blake Street in Camden has despatched four men and women to the clinic and still left just one unaccounted for.

Camden Fireplace Chief Chris Farley tells Information Middle Maine his crew arrived to the scene all around 1:15 a.m. Crews from Rockport, Lincolnville, and Hope responded as well.

Once on the scene, crews located various people by now exterior. 

Maine Condition Fireplace Marshal Joe Thomas tells Information Heart Maine five people today were transported to the clinic. 

For considerably of the morning, one person was unaccounted for in the hearth. Farley verified with Information Heart Maine that a person individual died in the fireplace.

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Farley thinks the creating was a relatives home.

At this time, the making is unstable. Gear will quickly be arriving to cope with the building’s remains which will assistance the hearth marshal’s business examine.

The investigation is envisioned to continue on through the day.

Camden colleges superintendent and the Camden Hills Regional Significant Faculty principals wrote a letter to the school neighborhood Thursday, sharing information of the hearth that they say impacted college students who go to the college. 

“No phrases can express the damage that the hearth at the Hedstrom/Connors home has brought about their family members and will lead to the increased community,” they wrote. “This tragedy last night time will impact quite a few of us and many of you, your children and your mates.”

The college officials go on to say there are sources and guidance readily available for learners and workers who may well be impacted by the hearth. They claimed they are “actively checking college students, now, and examining in with those pupils who are or we suspect will be negatively impacted.”

A member of the household impacted by the hearth started off a GoFundMe site prior to the hearth, in hopes of boosting cash to make an further place following to their house. Because the hearth, the GoFundMe has taken off and is at almost $67,000 as of Friday early morning.

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This story will be current as extra information gets to be accessible.

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