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Fire destroys home in Bangor, no one injured

Sunday morning a fire broke out at a single-family home on Broadway in Bangor. The family was able to escape safely.

BANGOR, Maine — A family was able to escape after a fire destroyed their home in Bangor Sunday.

Police said they got a call at about 8:30 a.m. for a house on Broadway that was engulfed in flames on Broadway.

Bangor Fire Department Assistant Fire Chief Phil Hamm said he and his team found flames shooting out of the main door, all the front windows, and into the second door.

Hamm said the family who lives at the house was able to quickly escape and no one was injured.

"We got the reports that nobody was inside, they got themselves out," he said.

Posted by Bangor Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 772 on Sunday, January 16, 2022

Hamm said the house at 311 Broadway is a total loss and the cause of the fire is under investigation.