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Trailer fire threatens to spread to Hannaford warehouse

Firefighters were alerted to the situation at 54 Hannaford Street in South Portland around 9:30 am on Thursday

SOUTH PORTLAND (NEWS CENTER Maine) -- A Hannaford warehouse in South Portland is too close for comfort to a trailer that caught fire while attached to the building.

Fire at Hannaford warehouse in South Portland. 

Firefighters were alerted to the situation at 54 Hannaford St. around 9:30 a.m. on Thursday. By 10:30 a.m the fire was extinguished.

In addition to crews from South Portland, Portland, Scarborough and Cape Elizabeth also sent firefighters to help from their departments.

South Portland Fire Chief Mike Williams said the fire started from a refrigeration unit in a trailer that was docked at the warehouse.

Credit: Gordon Hue
Smoke rises from a burning trailer attached to the Hannaford warehouse in South Portland on Apr. 26, 2018

Williams said the while the fire never entered the building but there is a lot of smoke inside.

No one was hurt during the fire and no word on how much food was damaged in the blaze.

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