Blaze Engulfs Building In Portland’s Old Port

Updated 7 months ago

Firefighters are battling a three-alarm blaze in Portland’s Old Port district.

The fire at the multi-story commercial building on Wharf and Fore streets was reported at about 1:30 a.m. Thursday.

There were no reports of injuries.

The building house several businesses, including Joe’s New York Pizza, where it is believed to have started. There was no immediate word on a cause.

Fire officials say the fire is difficult to tackle because of the age of the buildings and its many tight spaces.

Portland mobilized its entire fire department and crews from several surrounding towns helped out.


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