SEARSPORT – A forest fire that burned in Searsport for several hours has been contained.
It was reported by a Life Flight pilot just after 4 p.m. on Saturday.
Fire departments from several towns responded on scene.
After nearly three hours of battling the blaze, firefighters were able to put it out.
Officials said it burned about two acres of land. A helicopter was called in to drop water on the area.
We are told it appeared the fire had been burning for some time and that it could have been started by lightning.
The exact cause remains under investigation.