A man died early Monday after a fire swept through his motel room in Rockport, according to the Maine State Fire Marshal’s Office.
The blaze was reported at approximately 3:30 a.m. at the Schooner Bay Motor Inn on Route 1, according to authorities. An officer pulled the man from his second-floor room but an effort to resuscitate him was unsuccessful.
Other occupants in the motel were safely evacuated from the burning building without injury.
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The State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the blaze. Authorities have not released the name of the fatal victim.