Couple Dies In Elliotsville Township Fire

11:17 PM, Jan 4, 2014   |    comments
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ELLIOTSVILLE TOWNSHIP, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The State Fire Marshal's Office says an elderly couple from Elliotsville Township has died after a fire in their home.

Elliotsville Township is near Greenville.

In a news release, state public safety officials say a fire started in the dining room, near a woodstove, and swept through the home.
A neighbor reported seeing flames around 1 o'clock Saturday morning and by the time firefighters arrived, the home was completely consumed.

The couple's names aren't being released until relatives are notified.

Investigators say the fire was too extensive to determine a cause.


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