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A New Addition to the Caribou Fire Department

A New Addition to the Caribou Fire Department

| February 24, 2015

Caribou’s new tanker truck has arrived. “The truck was designed from the ground up. All the features on it are specific to our design. It was kind of neat to see something we drew on paper to come to life, and sit here in our department now,” says Caribou Fire Chief, Scott Susi. This truck […]

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Caribou firefighters move forward after responding to fatal fires

Caribou firefighters move forward after responding to fatal fires

| February 3, 2015

“Can’t save them all,” said Caribou firefighter and paramedic Justin LaPlante. It’s been a tough few months for the Caribou Fire Department – on Monday they responded to their second fatal fire since November. For this crew, it’s not easy knowing that there were five lives they couldn’t save in just three months. “We don’t […]

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Caribou Fire Department To Replace Tanker Truck With Grant Money

Caribou Fire Department To Replace Tanker Truck With Grant Money

| July 4, 2014

The Caribou Fire Department is one of four departments in the state to receive federal funds recently announced by FEMA. ┬áCaribou’s City Manager and the Fire Chief say the grant money will provide a significant upgrade. A new tanker truck is coming to the Caribou Fire Department. ┬áThe truck will replace their old tanker truck […]

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Fireworks Sales and Safety

Fireworks Sales and Safety

| July 4, 2014

Business at Pyro City Fireworks Store in Presque Isle, is booming. “It has been awesome. There’s no other word to describe it other than awesome,” says store manager Corrie Kierstead. Kierstead says she’s had customers from all over the United States coming in to buy fireworks. Now in their third season, she says they have […]

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Caribou Fire Department’s, “Learn not to Burn”

Caribou Fire Department’s, “Learn not to Burn”

| May 16, 2014

The Caribou Fire Department held their Spring Finale for Learn not Burn for kids Pre-K through 2nd grade. “It’s a chance to do some hands on from what they learn at school. They get to practice stop drop and roll. We have a smoke trailer here that they get to practice crawling low and feeling […]

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