RUMFORD, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The Oxford County dispatch said 15 to 20 people were evacuated in a multi-family apartment building at the 200 block of Cumberland Street in Rumford on July 29 around 12:26 p.m.
Ann Kim, Director of External Communications for the American Red Cross of Maine, said they will be assisting 22 people displaced by the fire. This organization will provide food, shelter, and other essentials for those affected.
The American Red Cross of Maine will continue to assist these individuals for the next few days via financial assistance and community referrals.
The cause of the fire is not yet known, but the State Fire Marshal's office is investigating. Firefighters have not yet released a cause, but say the incident appears accidental.
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