BREWER, Maine — A blaze at a four-unit apartment building on South Main Street temporarily closed the main roadway through the southern part of the city and emergency dispatchers are telling people to avoid the area.

The fire was reported just after midnight at 449 South Main St., a dispatcher from Penobscot Regional Communications Center said.

No major injuries were reported in the blaze that brought out fire crews from Brewer and neighboring communities.

The state fire marshal’s office is investigating the cause of the fire.

Watch for updates.

Joe McLaughlin

McLaughlin (right) is a Stearns High School and University of Maine graduate who worked for three years at the Aroostook Republican and News in Caribou as a reporter and editor. He has worked on the BDN...