DEXTER — Fire officials say an unattended space heater likely caused a fire that destroyed a home in the Maine town of Dexter.

No injuries were reported in the fire on Friday.

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Firefighters battled the fire in subzero temperatures.

Fire Chief Matt Conner tells the Lewiston Sun Journal that the homeowner and a friend were shoveling snow off the roof of a cattle barn when the fire started shortly after 11:30 Friday morning.

The cattle were in a back field and were not injured in the fire.