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Investigators Probe Fatal House Fire in Millinocket, Maine

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Investigators are on the scene of a fatal fire in Millinocket, Maine.

The victim is likely Michael Olin, 55, who lived alone in the one-story home on Elm St. The body has been transported to the State Medical Examiner's Officer in Augusta for positive identification. 

The blaze was spotted by a newspaper carrier just before 4 a.m. The house was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. 

The victim's body was found near the front door; investigators suspect he was trying to escape. 

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined. 

There was no sign of any working smoke detectors in the house. 

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