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Maine Forest Service investigating suspicious wildfire in Kennebunk
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KENNEBUNK, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The Maine Forest Service is investigating a suspicious wildfire that broke out on Maguire Road in Kennebunk Saturday afternoon.

The Forest Service says the fire burned several acres and threatened five homes before being brought under control.  The Kennebunk Fire Department assisted the Forest Service in putting out the fire.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation, and Forest Rangers believe it may have been set. 

The wildfire was one of more than two dozen reported across Maine on Saturday.  

The Forest Service says the fire danger remains very high across Maine, and they are urging the public to be careful with any outdoor fires. 

Anyone with information on the suspicious wildfire in Kennebunk or any other suspicious wildfires is asked to call the Wildfire Arson Hotline at 1-800-987-0257.

Photo is courtesy the Maine Forest Service

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