Rescue personnel tend to two people who fell from a third-story porch on Pierce Street in Lewiston on Wednesday night.

LEWISTON — A man and a woman were injured and taken to Central Maine Medical Center after falling from a the third-floor porch of an apartment building at 133 Pierce St. on Wednesday night, and a police officer who responded to the scene also was injured, police said.

None of the injuries appeared to be life-threatening, Lt. David St. Pierre said.

The police officer was taken to the hospital after he inhaled or ingested glass when he kicked down a door at the apartment.

“He was having some difficulty breathing,” St. Pierre said.

At the scene, the side porch railing on the third story of the three-story building was missing. The victims fell onto the paved driveway of the house next door and there was a pile of railing slats on the ground.

“There’s nothing at this point to lead us to believe there’s anything suspicious other than a railing giving way,” St. Pierre said.

Police cars lined the street as officers ducked out of the rain to interview witnesses.

The building is a three-family residence owned by Bailbrook Properties LLC of Standish, according to city property records.

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