December 9, 2012

One person is dead following a fatal fire in Lincoln County

By Dennis Hoey
Staff Writer

NEW HARBOR — One person is dead and another person injured as the result of a Sunday afternoon fire at a residence at 16 Ocean Side Lane in New Harbor – a village in the Lincoln County town of Bristol.

Steve McCausland, a spokesman for the Maine Department of Public Safety, said the victim’s body was found in a garage that is adjacent to the home. McCausland said investigators believe the fire started in the garage. He did not know if the fire spread to the home.

McCausland said the injured person was taken by ambulance to Miles Memorial Hospital in Damariscotta.

McCausland said the cause of the fire is being investigated by the State Fire Marshal’s Office.
The names of the fire victims have not been released yet.

The fire was reported around 12:45 p.m. Sunday.

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