Fire burns a home Sunday afternoon on Route 117 in Turner. (Briana M Powell photo)

TURNER (WGME) — A fire ripped through a home on Sunday afternoon where firefighters said they were battling flames for hours.

The Turner Fire Department said the fire broke out around 1 p.m. on Route 117 in Turner.

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Firefighters said no one was living in the home when the fire broke out because it was undergoing renovations.

The Maine State Fire Marshal’s office was on scene to investigate a cause.

Because of the damage, the home had to be ripped down.

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