Despite fire at Ashland mill, fuel pellet prices, supply stable in Maine

Six years ago, Travis Sirois decided that with three of his children in college and unable to help him split firewood and put it in the cellar for the winter, it was time to do something different.

“I asked around, and I was hearing great things at the time about pellet stoves,” the Caribou resident said. “So I decided to buy one for my little house here, and I just love it. It heats the whole place pretty quickly.”