ROCKPORT, Maine (WMTW) A man was killed when a fire started in his motel room early Monday morning, officials with the State Fire Marshal's Office said.
The fire started around 3:30 a.m. at the Schooner Bay Motor Inn on Route 1, officials said.
Smoking is likely the cause of the fire.
The man who died has been identified as 53 year old Kevin Stanley. Authorities say he had been living at the motel for about a month.
A police officer was able to pull Stanley from the second-floor room, but was unsuccessful in reviving him, officials said.
No one else was injured in the fire.
Investigators say the majority of the fire and smoke damage was contained to the room where the fire started.
Firefighters from several departments responded.