Fire officials said a Church Street apartment building in Jay suffered extensive interior damage and is a total loss. Credit: Lawrence LeBlond photo courtesy of CBS 13

JAY, Maine — Firefighters say 13 people are homeless because of a fire that destroyed an apartment building in Jay.

Firefighters from several surrounding towns battled the blaze Sunday. The extensive damage to the building left 13 residents without a place to stay.

The fire was first reported around 9 a.m. Sunday, and firefighters from at least 10 towns were on hand to assist.

No injuries were reported. Officials say they were uncertain Sunday how the fire started.

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