DEDHAM, Maine (WABI) - Crews from multiple towns were called to a house fire in Dedham around 10 Wednesday morning.
The fire was at a log cabin home on Privet Road, which is off of Route 1A before the Lucerne Inn.
The State Fire Marshal's Office says the man who died was 76-year-old Jerry Bishop.
Officials say Bishop and his wife 77-year-old Phyllis Bishop lived at the home.
Investigators say the two escaped after hearing their smoke detectors.
Jerry Bishop then went back inside to look for their husky dog.
We're told his body was found near a door.
The dog has not been located.
Fire investigators say the cause of the fire has not been determined, but that the couple reported some electrical issues at the home the day before.
The house was destroyed in the fire.
This is the second fatal fire in a week in which homeowners have died reentering their burning houses to look for lost pets.
On February 4, an Orland man died after he went back into his burning home to look for his dog.