A home at 606 Middle Road in Dresden was destroyed by fire late Friday morning, but nobody was injured during the blaze.

A half dozen fire departments responded to the fire after it was reported at 11:10 a.m., according to Sonia Lilly, the Dresden Fire Department’s accountability officer.

Units from the Dresden, Pittston, Wiscasset, Woolwich, Richmond and Gardiner fire departments went to the scene, along with members of the Wiscasset Ambulance Service, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office and the state fire marshal’s office, Lilly said.

“Flames were shooting out of the roof when I arrived on scene,” she said.

Nobody was in the double-wide home at the time of the blaze. Dresden Fire Chief Steve Lilly, who is married to Sonia Lilly, said Eric Moody was living in the home with his wife and a small child, but he didn’t know if Moody owned the home.

To help Moody find somewhere to stay, Steve Lilly said, the Salvation Army was contacted. A member of the Dresden department is a pastor at a church in Wiscasset and also was helping to find places, Steve Lilly said.

Moody had a dog that was out of the house during the fire and a cat that couldn’t be located afterward.

“It probably got out,” Steve Lilly said.

It took firefighters about 20 minutes to knock down the fire. By noon, the building was destroyed and firefighters were working to extinguish the remaining hot spots. The road to the home was blocked intermittently as emergency personnel worked.

The fire appeared to have started in the home’s living room, but state investigators could not determine a cause Friday, according to Steve Lilly. The home was a total loss.

Staff photographer Joe Phelan contributed reporting.

Charles Eichacker — 621-5642

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