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Transient Charged With Arson

| June 13, 2014

The State Fire Marshals Office has charged a 25 year old transient for setting a fire within a building Thursday night.  Scott Grandmaison was charged with Arson for starting a fire inside an equipment barn located at 2579 Riverside Drive, Vassalboro.  A passerby noticed a glow in the barn and the owner went to check […]

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Arrest Made In Suspicious House Fire From Over The Weekend

| June 4, 2014

An update on the story we brought you last night about a suspicious fire in Presque Isle under investigation. A Presque Isle man is now in police custody…charged with arson. Shawn Cunningham has more. Police say they now have the person responsible for Sunday night’s fire at 290 Skyway Street apt. 57-1 now deemed an […]

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Arrest Made in Presque Isle Arson

| June 2, 2014

An arrest has been made in a suspicious fire that happened Sunday night on Skyway Street in Presque Isle. A joint investigation between the Presque Isle Police Department and the Maine State Fire Marshall’s Office led to the arrest of 27-year old Travis McDoanld of Presque Isle. Firefighters responded to a duplex on 290 Skyway […]

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4 Overnight Fires in Lewiston; 2 Were Arson

| April 10, 2014

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) – The fire chief in Maine’s second-largest city says arson was the cause of two of four overnight fires, including one that gutted adjacent apartment buildings and displayed about 20 people. Lewiston firefighters spent the pre-dawn hours battling the fires. No one was hurt. The first fires were reported on Oxford and […]

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Lisbon Arson

| April 7, 2014

The State Fire Marshal’s Office has charged a Lisbon man with setting fire to his house Sunday morning.  Investigators charged 41 year old Michael D. Hersom with arson after the fire heavily damaged his home at 12 Huston Street in Lisbon Falls.  Hersom, who was recently released from jail on an unrelated charge, got into […]

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