January 18, 2018
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Explosions lead to fire at Lewiston auto dealership

The Associated Press
Amber Waterman | Sun Journal | BDN
Amber Waterman | Sun Journal | BDN
Lewiston firefighters battle a fire inside the garage of L-A Auto on Sabattus Street in Lewiston on Friday night. The fire was reported after a series of small explosions were heard around 8:30 p.m.

LEWISTON, Maine — A series of explosions led to a fire at an auto dealership in Lewiston.

Neighbors tell the Sun Journal that thick, dark smoke was seen Friday night coming from a garage at L-A Auto on Sabattus Street.

Firefighters said the fire seemed concentrated at one corner of the building where the siding was melted from the heat of flames. The source of the explosions wasn’t clear.

There were no reports of injuries.

Authorities are investigating.

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