Man killed in West Gardiner fire

Published: Sep. 29, 2022 at 5:24 PM EDT
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WEST GARDINER, Maine (WABI) - Authorities say a man died in a fire in West Gardiner on Thursday.

Fire crews were called to the home on Lewiston Road just before noon.

According to the Fire Marshal’s Office, firefighters found a body while extinguishing the fire.

They say the victim is believed to be the man who was renting the property, 83-year-old Sherwood Keene.

Keene’s body was taken to the Medical Examiner’s Office for positive identification.

The Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating.