Arson Fire in East Millinocket 

An arson fire gutted a home on Beech Street in East Millinocket today.Crews got the call around four this morning. We’re told they arrived on scene within five minutes, but the fire was well under way.The front porch had already burned off. Sergeant Joel Davis with the Fire Marshal’s Office says that’s likely where the fire was started.He says the house was unoccupied.The blaze grew so large at one point that crews were worried about it spreading to nearby homes — some of which wound up damaged from the heat.About a dozen of the town’s firefighters helped put it out.The Fire Marshal’s Office is still looking into who set that fire.