A home in E-Plantation was a total loss after a fire

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MARS HILL, ME (WAGM) - The call came in to the Mars Hill Fire Department at noon. They responded to the home at 529 E-Plantation Road and found smoke coming out of the eaves of the house. The log home is owned by Ed Richards. No one was home at the time of the fire. Mars Hill Fire Chief said that the metal roof made it difficult to put out. About 20 firefighters spent three and a half hours on the scene. The Bridgewater Fire Department also responded for mutual aid. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.