CANAAN — A fire destroyed a mobile home early Sunday morning, but two men who were home got out unharmed.

The cause of the fire at 72 Maple Lane is undetermined because of the extent of the damage, according to investigator Jeremy Damren of the Office of the Maine State Fire Marshal. It is not considered suspicious.

Dylan Ellis, 20, was home with his grandfather when the fire broke out around 2:30 a.m. Sunday and said his dog, a German shepherd named Dually, woke them up.

The house belongs to Ellis’ grandparents, he said. Property tax records show it as belonging to a Mary Ann Pooler.

Canaan Fire Chief Troy Bowden said he was the first person to arrive at the scene and stopped the fire from spreading to a garage on the property. The mobile home, which had additions on it, was destroyed.

Damren said the fire originated in the living room area.

Ellis said his grandfather was taken to the hospital, but that he was “doing okay.” His grandmother was on vacation in Pennsylvania when the fire broke out.

Ellis would not comment on whether the family had insurance. “Everything can be replaced. It’s lives that can’t,” he said.

Firefighters from Clinton, Hartland and Skowhegan responded to the scene with Pittsfield on stand-by.

The fire was the second fire in a week in the town. A Main Street family lost their home and all their belongings in a fire last Sunday.

Rachel Ohm — 612-2368

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