UPDATE: Stillwater Avenue has reopened.

Crews on Wednesday battled a fire on Stillwater Avenue in Old Town near the intersection with Bennoch Road.

Investigators with the State Fire Marshal's office determined the fire was caused by careless use of a candle. Crews from multiple agencies responded to a report of smoke issuing from a building near Riverside Pizza. Crews from Old Town, Orono, Milford, Bradley, Bangor, Glenburn, and Veazie responded and knocked the fire down. A search of the building determined that all the occupants of the three-story apartment building had already evacuated.

None of the tenants were hurt, but one police officer suffered smoke inhalation. He was treated by a crew with University Ambulance and released at the scene.

The American Red Cross is assisting those displaced by the fire.

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