At 6:42 AM on Wednesday February 8, 2017 the Bar Harbor Fire Department received a report of a smoke order coming from the assisted living section of Sonogee Estates in Bar Harbor.

Upon arrival the Bar Harbor Fire Department noted smoke coming from the roof vents. As a precaution, all residents of the assisted living wing were moved to the other wing of the facility. Upon entering the facility, the Fire Department discovered a fire in a wall attic space in a non-occupied utility room. The fire was fully extinguished at 7:35 AM

The State Fire Marshall's Office is investigating the cause. According to Chief Matt Bartlett of the Bar Harbor Fire Department, the fire is NOT considered suspicious.

All residents are safe and in the care of the Sonogee Staff


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