Dozens of agencies have seized a 25-acre forest fire in Naples.
Workers will continue to work until nightfall to put out fires.
Officials from the Naples Fire Department said they had seized 25 hectares of forest fire in the Jugita Forest, with the help of nearly a dozen other aid agencies. It is located north of Lake Sebago, between Naples and Casco, Maine. Members of the group were present at 12 a.m. Sunday morning and said they would remain in the area until evening to resolve the dispute. Officials said no house was feared. Residents were asked to be careful as the crew was working. Due to dry fires and limited manpower, all fire permits in Naples have been suspended, and none of them will be issued until Tuesday.WMTW News 8 This is a growing trend and will be updated as we get more information.
The Naples Fire Department is one of at least six firefighting agencies in the Jugita Forest.
It is located north of Lake Sebago, between Naples and Casco, Maine.
Staff arrived on Sunday morning at around 12 noon.
Officials said the fire was estimated at 25 acres and was spreading, but no homes were rotated around 12pm on Sunday. Residents of the area were asked to be careful while staff worked.
WMTW News 8 Contact the Cumberland County Sheriffs and Naples Fire Department for more details, including whether anyone was injured.
This is a growing trend and will be updated as we get more information.