A garage in Fort Kent was a complete loss, but house nearby was saved after a structure fire Monday afternoon on South Perley Brook Road.

Garage Lost to Fire and House Saved

Fire crews were battling the fully engulfed blaze at the garage when a house just 30 feet away started to catch on fire. Firefighters were able to save the home from burning down with damage limited to the exterior of the house. The garage is used for light fabrication storage and to store a machine for a paving company. according to WAGM TV News.

The Cause of Fire is Under Investigation

The scene was cleared in the evening around 6:30 pm. The Maine State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the fire.

Multiple Departments Providing Mutual Aid

The Fort Kent Fire Department was given mutual aid and assistance from the Frenchville Fire Dept. and the Eagle Lake Fire Department.

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