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1 Killed in Maine Fire; 2 Kids Jump to Safety



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    Officials say one person died and two children saved themselves by jumping from a second-floor window when a fire swept through a home in Livermore Falls.

    The state fire marshal's office reports that the single-family home was engulfed by the time firefighters arrived after being summoned shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday.

    Officials say two pre-teens living in the home escaped the flames by jumping. One of them was hospitalized after falling to the ground.

    Identities weren't immediately released.

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    Maine Public Safety spokesman Steve McCausland said a team of fire marshal investigators is working with Livermore Falls firefighters to determine the cause of the fire.

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