One Found Dead After Days Inn Fire in Kittery, Maine

May 18, 2023

The remains of one person were found Thursday at the site of a five-alarm fire that destroyed a Day Inn on Route 1 Bypass a day earlier, according to authorities.

Maine Fire Marshal Rich McCarthy and Kittery Fire Chief David O’Brien announced the news of the fatality.

The person was found on the site around 2:15 p.m.

The person’s identity was not immediately announced pending the state medical examiner’s determination.

Federal investigators and York police investigated along with Kittery police, officials said.