UPDATE: On Tuesday night, Dec 28., the Lewiston Fire Department responded to a fire at the old Pineland Lumber Co. on Avon St. in Lewiston. The fire caused heavy damage to one of the buildings on the site. A second smaller fire was discovered in an adjacent building. These buildings were abandoned.
A team of investigators from the Fire Marshal’s Office and the Lewiston Police Department investigated the incident overnight and throughout the day Wednesday. The investigation revealed that three male juveniles, ages 13, 14, and 15 were responsible for setting the fires. The three juveniles, all from Lewiston, were arrested and charged with Arson and released into the custody of their parents.
No investigative details will be released at this time.
The State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a fire last night, Dec. 28, at a building on Avon Road in Lewiston.
Investigators are trying to determine the cause of the blaze. WGME reports that it’s unclear if anyone was hurt.
The State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating a fire at a former lumber company in Lewiston. https://t.co/G6sbsvzwGU
— CBS 13 News (@WGME) December 29, 2021
Lewiston Fire Department working a fire on Avon St. Auburn Fire helping.
More details when available. pic.twitter.com/WscCHrJHUq
— Scott Episcopo (@ScottyWGME) December 29, 2021