Fire crews swiftly respond to Norway Savings Bank fire

Bank Fire

PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - - Alarms blared as Portland firefighters and police responded to a fire at the Norway Savings Bank building in Portland early Wednesday morning. 

Deputy Chief Shawn Neat with the Portland Police Department said the water heater sparked a fire which in turn activated the sprinkler head. 

At around 3 a.m. three Portland fire trucks responded to the scene, along with two ambulances and two police cruisers for controlling traffic, said Deputy Neat

Police dispatch said fire crews responded to 12-hundred block of Congress Street.  

Deputy Neat said the central part of the building did sustain water damage and the floor below.  He said the building seems in operational condition but he is not 100% sure if Norway Savings Bank will resume normal operations today. 

NEWS CENTER spotted emergency crews checking out the roof at the time.
We did not see any visible flames and Congress Street remains open for traffic.

NEWS CENTER will update this story.
 

At around 3 a.m. three Portland fire trucks responded to the scene, along with two ambulances and two police cruisers for controlling traffic, said Neat

Police dispatch said fire crews responded to 12-hundred block of Congress Street.  

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