LEWISTON (AP) — Eight people have been left homeless following an early morning fire at a Lewiston apartment building.

Firefighters were called to the Lisbon Street apartment house shortly before 3 a.m. Sunday and put out the fire in a matter of minutes.

Fire Chief Paul LeClair told WMTW-TV that some people had to be rescued by ladder, but that nobody was injured.

The fire is under investigation.

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