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East Dixfield house fire under investigation

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The house at 1009 Route 2 East was fully involved when crews arrived. Twenty-eight fire fighters responded to the call.
The house at 1009 Route 2 East in East Dixfield was fully engulfed in flames when crews arrived early Saturday morning. Twenty-eight fire fighters responded to the 2:51 a.m.
The house at 1009 Route 2 East was fully involved when crews arrived. Twenty-eight fire fighters responded to the call.
The state’s Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the fire that destroyed a vacant house and an attached garage on Route 2 in East Dixfield.

EAST DIXFIELD – The state’s Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating an early morning blaze that destroyed a vacant house and an attached garage on Route 2.

A motorist passing by the single story home called emergency dispatch to report that the structure was on fire. Fire departments from the towns of East Dixfield, Jay and Wilton got the call at 2:51 a.m. Saturday, said Wilton Fire Chief Sonny Dunham.

The house at 1009 Route 2 East was fully engulfed in flames when crews arrived. Twenty-eight fire fighters responded to the call.

“There wasn’t much we could do,” Dunham said after arriving on scene. The home, located between R.S. Osgoods & Sons and Hall Farms on Route 2, was vacant. The property’s owner’s name was not available on Saturday.

Kenneth McMaster of the Fire Marshal’s Office was on scene Saturday to investigate the cause of the blaze. Fire fighters returned to check for hot spots and aid in the investigation, Dunham said.

The house at 1009 Route 2 East was fully involved when crews arrived. Twenty-eight fire fighters responded to the call.
A vacant house and an attached garage, located between R.S. Osgoods & Sons and Hall Farms on Route 2 in East Dixfield, were completely destroyed by fire. Fire fighters from three towns responded to the early morning call on Saturday.
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