Mother and son in serious condition after fire swept mobile home

SKOWHEGAN, Maine - The State Fire Marshals Office says a young mother and her son are in serious condition after fire swept their mobile home in Skowhegan Friday night.

24-year-old Andrea Curtis and her four year old son, Tyler Curtis-Benson, are being treated at hospitals for extensive burns and smoke inhalation. Curtis is being treated at Maine Medical Center and Tyler was transported to the Shriners Hospital in Massachusetts during the night.

Skowhegan police officer, Timothy Williams, entered the burning home and pulled the two to safety after finding them in the living room. Williams was treated and released for smoke inhalation

A team of fire marshal investigators are working on determining the cause of the fire, which broke out around 8:30 p.m. The home is located at 279 North Avenue in Skowhegan.