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Blaze burns Westbrook's only grocery

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WESTBROOK -- The main source of groceries for Westbrook area residents -- Maynard's Grocery Store, located at 627 First Ave. -- was consumed by fire Saturday afternoon.


According to Westbrook Fire Chief Curtis Madson, the blaze was reported at about 1:45 p.m. Saturday, while the store was open for business. Customers and employees all reportedly got out safely.

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Beth Rickers
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