One person found dead in burning home in Eddington

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EDDINGTON, Maine (WABI) - Fire broke out this afternoon at a home on the Pond Road in Eddington.

Officials confirm that one man has died.

The name of that man is not being released at this time.

Authorities say a family member came to check in on the gentleman when they noticed smoke and we not able to get into the home.

"The family has been here. We've been investigating with the family, and we are just starting to work the scene at this point," said Scott Richardson of the Maine State Fire Marshal's Office.

The Fire Marshal Office continues to investigate a cause.