Two people are dead after an early morning house fire in Winterport

According to a statement by Shannon Moss of the Maine Department of Public Safety, the Somerset Regional Communications Center received a 911 call at approximately 4:24 a.m. Thursday, June 10, regarding a house fire at 622 Stream Road. The Winterport, Monroe and West Frankfort fire departments responded, along with the Winterport Ambulance.

Two adults were found dead inside the residence. Investigators from the Fire Marshal’s Office are at the scene now and anticipate being there for the remainder of the day, Moss said.

The deceased are believed to be 29-year-old Raymond Cornelison and 20-year-old HannahMae McAllister. The two had been living at the residence. The remains have been transported to a local funeral home, where they will be examined by the Medical Examiner’s Office.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation. At this time, there is no indication of foul play, officials said.