St. John Valley

Fire shuts down Main Street in Van Buren

VAN BUREN, Maine — Emergency responders were at the scene of a structure fire on Main Street Sunday afternoon.

According to Darren Woods of the Aroostook County Emergency Management Agency, the large structure fire had closed Main Street.

The Van Buren Police Department advised residents to avoid Main Street, from the Family Dollar store to Katahdin Bank, until further notice. A detour was set up on Champlain Street to redirect traffic.

Multiple agencies were assisting with the blaze.

This story will be updated.

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