(Westbrook, Maine) - About 15 people were burned out of their home Friday night after a fast-moving fire destroyed a multi-family building at 94 Pierce Street.

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Westbrook’s fire chief said four people were injured in the fire, one of them critically. Witnesses described the fire as “horrendous.” The building was destroyed as a result of the fire, which was first reported at 9:46 p.m. Friday.

Westbrook’s fire chief said there were more than 70 firefighters at the scene at one point. The state fire marshal’s office has been called in to help in the investigation.
The Red Cross said they are helping the victims of the fire.