An Augusta man injured during a Pleasant Street fire on Memorial Day weekend remains hospitalized.

John Murray, 62, remains in critical condition at Maine Medical Center in Portland, according to a hospital spokeswoman.

Murray was taken to the hospital after he was rescued from his apartment by a good Samaritan during a May 26 blaze that badly damaged an eight-unit apartment at 26 Pleasant St.

Augusta Code Enforcement Officer Robert Overton said city officials inspected the building Thursday. Two units were largely unaffected by the fire, he said, and residents would be allowed to return to those units once plumbing and electrical systems are checked.

Ryan Chamberland, who owns the building, said he was still in the process of reopening those units even as he waits to meet with his insurance company later this week. The results of that meeting will go a long way toward determining whether the building will be repaired.

Chamberland said he hopes to rebuild.

“I’d love to say I can move forward,” Chamberland said.

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