Two Dead in Aroostook County Fire

Two are dead from an early morning fire in the northern town of Easton.

The bodies were discovered in a dwelling on the Richardson Road in Easton, which is about five miles east of Presque Isle.

The fire was reported just before 5 a.m.

Authorities have identified the victims as Mark and Paul Beaton who are both believed to have been in their fifties.

Eight other people escaped and the home was full involved in flames when fire crews arrived.

Investigators spent the day on the scene trying to find the cause.

Clay Gordon

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Clay was hired by WVII/WFVX as a morning anchor for FOX BANGOR's 7AM News Hour and as reporter for the 6,10 & 11 o’clock news in July 2011.

He graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington where he received his B.A. in Journalism. Clay has worked at Fox National News in New York, WTIU in Indianapolis and the Big Ten Network.

In his free time, Clay is a firefighter for the Holden Fire/Rescue Department in Holden and is an avid hockey fan.

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