Woman dies, man injured in Fairfield house fire, officials say
Investigators believe they found the body of Rebecca Merrifield, 56, inside.
FAIRFIELD, Maine (WABI) - One woman is dead and a man is seriously injured after an early morning house fire in Fairfield.
Crews were called to a home on Bear Mountain Road just before 4:00 a.m. Saturday.
Investigators believe they found the body of 56-year-old Rebecca Merrifield inside.
Her body was taken to a local funeral home. DNA testing will be used to identify the remains.
Officials say 60-year-old Glenn Clausen was also in the home at the time.
He sustained serious injuries as a result of the fire.
He was taken to a Portland hospital.
The Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating.
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