Orono Student Apartments Fire

Updated 5 years ago

A number of students at the University of Maine in Orono were evacuated early Thursday morning, after fire broke out at an apartment building on center drive.Fire fighters from Orono as well as Old Town were called to Stillwater Village Apartments at around 12:30 Thursday morning.We’re told there are 12 units in the building, and tenants were evacuated from all of them.Authorities say it appears the fire started in between the second and third floors.Fire crews had it out in about a half hour.Arrangements were made for the tenants of the building to stay elsewhere.The blaze is now under investigation.


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