8 cats die in Lewiston structure fire

Lewiston fire (Courtesy : Rick Leclair)

LEWISTON (WGME) -- Officials said no people were hurt in a structure fire in Lewiston Wednesday morning, but eight cats were killed.

The fire was reported at 906 Lisbon Street.

The building houses apartments and three businesses. The fire started in the back of the building, according to officials.

Lisbon Street from South Avenue and East Avenue was closed while crews worked to put out the fire. It has since reopened.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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