FORT FAIRFIELD – Investigators are continuing their search for a missing Fort Fairfield woman after fire destroyed an apartment house early Monday morning.
The fire was reported around 4 a.m. at a large former farmhouse that had been turned into two apartments at 34 Densmore Road, according to a spokesman for the state fire marshal’s office.
Steve McCausland said the below zero temperatures are expected to slow down the search for the elderly woman.
Authorities are using an excavator to assist the in the recovery efforts. Most of the fire rubble had fallen into the basement of the home.
There was no immediate word on how the fire started or how many people lived in the three-story building.