Chester fire destroys mobile home and takes one life

CHESTER, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The State Fire Marshal's Office said the body of a woman has been found in the rubble of her mobile home in Chester, near Lincoln.

The fire was discovered by her grandson, who also lives at the home at 99 Loop Rd. He was running errands and found the mobile home on fire when he returned from an errand at about 10 a.m. Thursday.

The dead woman has been identified as 78-year-old Shirley Day.

State Police investigators have joined fire marshals at the scene to assist them with the investigation.

The cause of the fire has not yet been released.


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