Dexter fire that claimed a dog’s life ruled accidental

Posted March 21, 2011, at 4:39 p.m.
Last modified March 21, 2011, at 5 p.m.

DEXTER, Maine — A fire Friday night at the home of Alan Rabideau on the Dover Road was accidental and electrical in nature, according to Sgt. Tim York of the State Fire Marshal’s Office.

Firefighters received the call at about 8:55 p.m. Friday, and crews from several towns provided mutual aid.

The fire started in the kitchen-entrance area in the mobile home and a dog died in the blaze, according to fire officials.