Investigators say one person unaccounted for after Fort Fairfield blaze

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FORT FAIRFIELD, Maine (WAGM) - The State Fire Marshal’s Office says one person is missing following an apartment house fire early Monday morning in Fort Fairfield.

The large Densmore Road farmhouse, which had been converted into two apartments was flattened in the fire, which started just after 4 a.m.

A team of fire marshal investigators have arrived at the fire site to begin attempts to locate a woman who lives in the building and is unaccounted for.

Authorities say an excavator is being used to assist in the recovery efforts as the devastation from the fire was so severe.