One Man Dead in Fatal Fire in Acton, Maine

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Acton, ME-- The State Fire Marshal's Office says the victim in the overnight fire in Acton is believed to be 28 year old Edward Roberts. The fire swept Robert's second floor apartment late Saturday night and his body was found early Sunday morning. Fire investigators say no cause for the fire has been determined and more work will need to be done. The body was transported to the State Medical Examiner's Office in Augusta for autopsy. The apartment, which was located over a garage, was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived on the scene. The fire was reported by neighbors and passing motorists.