(WABI) – That fire gutted Acadia Muffler Tuesday afternoon.
Fire crews were called to the Bucksport Road just after 3:00 P.M.
When they arrived the front of the garage was engulfed in flames.
The owner told firefighters he was inside working on a fuel tank when he saw a flash and flames spread all around.
Firefighters say the building is a total loss.
The owner told them he tried to put out the fire with their extinquishers but when that failed he was forced to leave the building .
The fire is still under investigation.
The owner singed his hair and is being treated for a small burn on his hand.
Everyone agrees he is a lucky man and things could have been much worse.