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Houlton Fire Destroys Garage

| April 30, 2014



A garage and another small building are a total loss after a fire in Houlton Wednesday evening.

Police Chief Milton Cone says they received a call around 6:15pm from a CBP pilot reporting a hangar on fire over the Houlton International Airport.

When crews arrived on scene they didn’t find a ¬†hangar, but a garage belonging to¬†Jackett Enterprises on fire, with heavy smoke coming from the building.

Twenty-eight people were on scene fighting the fire for about three hours.

The garage and another small building are a total loss. Several vehicles and trailers parked around the building were also destroyed, while some were removed and saved.

The owner does have insurance.

The cause is still under investigation.

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