UPDATE: Combustibles Caused Orrington Fire
Fire crews were on the scene of a house fire in Orrington Monday night.
The homeowners called the fire department at 7:13 p.m. saying their home on Dow Road was in flames.
Crews from Orrington were joined on the scene by Brewer, Eddington, Holden, Bucksport, and Dedham firefighters in the effort.
They fought the blaze for three hours, clearing at 10:15 p.m.
The homeowners tell us the fire started in the family room and spread to other rooms inside the house. They weren't home when it started, but they say they got to the house quickly and tried to put the fire out with an extinguisher.
Two of their cats died in the fire.
The fire marshal's office has been called in to investigate.