Northeast Harbor Fire

Updated 6 years ago

The first calls reporting a fire on Main Street came in just before 4am.

Firefighters from several towns battled the blaze that started at Colonel’s Deli, Bakery &amp: Restaurant.

The flames spread to three other buildings: The Wingspread Gallery, Allen and Walker Antiques, and The Kimball Shop and Boutique.

Several propane tanks in the deli exploded. It wan’t until about 8am firefighters had the flames contained.

23 people who lived in apartments in the buildings have been displaced by the fire. They’re being helped by the Red Cross.

Investigators believe the fire started on the roof of the deli. The Fire Marshal’s Office is looking for a cause.


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