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Woman Dies in Maine House Fire

The chief says the woman was the only one inside a home that lacked working smoke detectors or utilities

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    Woman Dies in Maine House Fire

    Officials are investigating a fatal fire in Maine that left a woman dead.

    Sabattus Fire Chief Marc Veilleux says firefighters knocked down a fire at a home on Route 132 around 3 p.m. Friday and then found the woman's body.

    Authorities have not released the name of the victim.

    The chief says the woman was the only one inside a home that lacked working smoke detectors or utilities. The chief says large amounts of personal belongings in the house made it difficult to reach the woman.

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    The state medical examiner will conduct an autopsy, and the state Fire Marshal's office is investigating what caused the fire.

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