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2 Dead In House Fire In Orrington

Two people have died in an early morning house fire in the Maine town of Orrington.

The fire marshal's office says three other people two men and a woman escaped the fire that was reported around 2:30 a.m. on Saturday.

Authorities say the bodies of a man and woman were found in the rubble. They will be transported to the state medical examiner's office in Augusta.

Officials say the fire appears to have started in a first floor bedroom and spread quickly, destroying the home.

The Maine Department of Public Safety says the three survivors suffered minor burns and smoke inhalation.