MACHIASPORT – A fire that destroyed a home in Machiasport Tuesday remains under investigation.
Firefighters were called to 58 Corn Hill Road in Machiasport around 4:45 p.m.
Chief Dave Nielsen of the Machiasport Fire Department tells us the small, one-story house was fully engulfed when they arrived and the roof was coming in.
Firefighters from Machias, East Machias and Machiasport were on scene for hours.
Initial reports indicated there may have been someone inside at the time, but Chief Nielsen said they confirmed there was nobody in the building, and no injuries were reported.
Investigators with the fire marshal’s office are still looking into what caused the fire , but the fire chief told us that a stove may have been to blame.