Baileyville man killed in early morning house fire

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Aug. 5—A Baileyville man was killed in a house fire early Friday morning, according to state officials.

Firefighters responded to reports of a fire at 24 Summit St. shortly after midnight and found a body inside the home. Officials believe it is 67-year-old Craig Thompson, who lived alone in the house.

The body was taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for an autopsy to confirm the identity and cause of death.

The state fire marshal's office is investigating the cause of the fire, but there is no indication of foul play, said Shannon Moss, spokesperson for the Maine Department of Public Safety.

The Baileyville Fire Department was assisted at the scene by fire departments from Calais, Alexander, Princeton, Charlotte and Saint Stephen, New Brunswick.

Baileyville is in Washington County.