by Sarah Craighead Dedmon
Fire has claimed two lives and destroyed two mobile homes in a Machias trailer park.
According to Sergeant Mary MacMaster of the state fire marshal’s office, the cause of the fire is not yet known and the identities of the two deceased individuals, who lived together in one of the two homes, have not yet been confirmed. The fire started sometime before 3 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 21.
“They’re just starting to go in now,” said MacMaster. Three state investigators will be on the scene today.