Ellsworth Fire Tears Through Business 

(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.