Photo Gallery | House fire on Bangor Road in Ellsworth

ELLSWORTH, Maine (NEWSCENTER) -- There is a house fire on Route 1A, also know as Bangor Road in Ellsworth. Route 1A is open but traffic is moving slowly.

Ellsworth Fire Chief says that no one was home at the time of the fire on Bangor Road. Everyone is safe including the family pet.

An off-duty firefighter is the one that called in the fire. He was driving by and saw flames from the road. No word on the cause at this time.

We'll update as soon as more information is available.