Video: Fire destroys Winthrop, Maine post office

Fire destroyed the post office in downtown Winthrop Tuesday morning, drawing dozens of firefighters to Main Street as a large plume of smoke hung over the town.

While the post office’s red brick walls were still standing by the end of the response, much of the rest of the building was destroyed. Its insides were gutted, according to Winthrop Fire Chief Dan Brooks, and part of the metal roof collapsed. Continue reading