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Joy Hollowell

A fire early Easter morning destroyed a home in South Thomaston.Crews were called to Spruce Head Road just before 6 AM.Mark and Elizabeth Connell lived in the mobile home.They and several pets made it out safely.South Thomaston Fire Chief Bryan Calderwood tells TV-5 the fire started near a wood stove.Additional crews from St. George, Rockland and Thomaston all spent about three and a half hours battling the flames.A firefighter from the South Thomaston department sprained an ankle at the scene.He was treated at a local hospital and released.Chief Calderwood says the Connells are now staying with family.They did not have insurance on the home.