Readfield Home Destroyed in Flames 

A home was destroyed in Readfield late Sunday night.The initial report came in about 11:30p.m.According to the fire chief a family of three was sleeping when their smoke alarms went off.They made it out of the home and were able to call 911.Fire fighters from at least 8 towns battled the flames for several hours. The chief added that it appeared a defective fire place stove insert is to blame for the blaze.The Red Cross is being called in to help the family. We’re told they do have insurance.