The Presque Isle Fire Department responded to a fire Friday afternoon on Edgemont Drive, just across from Northern Maine Community College.

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The fire broke out shortly before 3 p.m. at 28 Edgemont and spread to the other side of the duplex. A couple who lived there was taken to the hospital with unspecified injuries.

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The south end of the street was blocked off and Presque Isle Police were on the scene. Two tankers were positioned in the street in front of the house as firefighters worked to mop up the smoky blaze.

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Easton Fire Department provided mutual aid. The building appeared to be a total loss.

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There's no word yet on the cause of the blaze.

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