STANDISH, Maine — A fire broke out at a home in Standish Sunday night, according to a Cumberland County dispatcher.
Dispatchers said fire crews responded to the home on Maple Ridge Drive around 7:30 p.m.
Hours later, around 2 a.m. Monday, a fire in North Berwick left a family of three homeless.
Two adults and three children were home at the Standish house when the fire broke out, according to firefighters. All of them got out safely.
Fire crews said the home has severe damage and the family displaced is being assisted by the Red Cross.
The cause is currently under investigation.
Monday morning fire in Standish
A fire in North Berwick destroyed a home, leaving three people without a place to live Monday.
The fire broke out around 2 a.m. on the Ford Quint Road.
One of the three people inside the home was awake and spotted the fire.
Everyone got out safely.
Firefighters say poor road conditions delayed their response to the fire.
When firefighters arrived, there was heavy fire in the basement and on the first floor.
Investigators say the fire started in the basement near a pile of wood and has been ruled accidental.
Monday night, the Red Cross is helping the victims.