Fund Set Up for Family after House Fire 

A fund has been set up to help a family whose home was damaged by fire in Newport Friday.Fire crews believe a wood pellet burner in a window sparked the fire on Water Street.Pets were rescued.The side of the house was scorched but there’s minimal damage inside.A benefit fund has been set up in the owner’s name. The money will help her pay for damage to her home and medical expenses for her pets.You can donate to the Melissa Carmichael Fund at: Sebasticook Valley Federal Credit Union 87 Moosehead Trail Newport, ME 04953.