Fatal Fire in Mexico, Maine Leaves One Dead and One Seriously Injured


One man is dead and one is seriously injured after a fatal fire struck their home in Mexico, Maine at noon on Saturday.

According to the Maine State Fire Marshal's Office, the fire was located at 20 Brown Street, in the downtown area.  When firefighters arrived at the scene, they found the two-story house filled with heavy smoke and fire.

The man that died was 45-year-old Dean Watson.  Thomas Brown, in his 50s, was taken to Maine Medical Center in Portland to be treated for smoke inhalation.  Watson's father, John Watson, 83, escaped without injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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