A family in Dixmont has been displaced from their home after a fire on Friday.

The fire appeared to have started in the basement of the residence on Western Avenue, and spread to the first floor, WABI reported.

The family was able to safely escape with their pets, and no injuries were reported.

The conditions under which the fire started are under investigation by the state fire marshal’s office.

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Leela Stockley

Leela Stockley is an alumna of the University of Maine. She was raised in northern Maine, and loves her cat Wesley, her puppy Percy and staying active in the Maine outdoors.