Tuesday, 22 August 2017 08:03

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Cause of Winterport fire unknown

WINTERPORT - Authorities are investigating the cause of a house fire that damaged a home in Winterport Monday.

It happened on the Boston Road Monday afternoon. The homeowner stepped out for a short while and returned to a home full of smoke around 4 p.m.

 

Several crews responded, finding the fire started somewhere in the kitchen, although the exact cause is still unknown.

 

Officials said the fire spread to the roof and took a long time to get under control. The home is a total loss, but no one was hurt.

 

The family living there is displaced for the time being.