A fire truck from the Brewer Fire Department is parked near the Joshua Chamberlain Bridge on Thursday in Brewer. Search efforts were underway after a man reportedly jumped from the bridge Thursday afternoon. Credit: Lindsay Putnam / BDN

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The Maine Marine Patrol is continuing to search for a man who was seen jumping from the Joshua Chamberlain Bridge between Bangor and Brewer on Thursday afternoon.

The Marine Patrol, along with the Bangor and Brewer police and fire departments, a Maine Forest Service helicopter and the Maine Underwater Recovery Team, searched the Penobscot River until 11 p.m. Thursday, according to the Maine Department of Marine Resources. The search is continuing Friday.

Bangor and Brewer police arrived at the bridge at 1:46 p.m. Thursday after an unidentified man was seen jumping off it.

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