One Person Has Died in Rangeley House Fire
A house fire in Rangeley has claimed the life of one person, believed to be the elderly woman who lived there.
The Franklin County Emergency Communications Center received a 911 call at approximately 3:00 Friday afternoon of a fire at 43 Cross Street. Upon arrival, emergency responders found an adult female inside the residence, who was deceased. Her body was taken to a local funeral home where an autopsy will be conducted to determine cause of death, and confirm her identity. Officials believe the woman is 86-year-old Angelina Cerminara, who lived alone at the home.
Investigators from the State Fire Marshal's Office will now work to determine how the fire started. Officials say there is no indication of foul play, at this time.
Fire Departments from Eustis, Strong, and Phillips aided the Rangeley Fire Department, at the scene.
We'll update this story as more details become available.