Two Dead in Orono Fire

Jon Small

Updated 1 year ago

Authorities said they have found a third man alive following a deadly fire in Orono. The bodies of two other men were found in the rubble.The State Fire Marshall’s office says the victims are 49-year-old Cris Davis of Milford and his 47-year-old brother, Randy Davis.They believe the 47-year-old owns the home.Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Steve McCausland said the fire was discovered just after 3 a.m. Sunday on Hillside Road.According to McCausland, the 1 1/2-story building was destroyed in the fire.A team of investigators from the fire marshal’s office, lead by State Fire Marshal Joe Thomas, is at the fire scene and investigating the cause.McCausland said one of the bodies was found on the second floor and the other in the living room on the first floor.According to McCausland, a third man who was unaccounted for, was located Sunday morning in his own apartment.Fire investigators said they are looking closely at the wood stove as a possible cause of the fire. They said they did not locate any working smoke detectors in the house.


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