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Chester Fire Started in Living Room

Chester Fire Started in Living Room

| April 11, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Law enforcement officials say a fire that killed a woman in Chester, Maine, started in the living room of her mobile home. The Maine Fire Marshal’s Office said the fire killed 77-year-old Shirley Day on Thursday. Officials said the cause of the fire is still under investigation. Investigators say Day’s grandson, […]

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4 Overnight Fires in Lewiston; 2 Were Arson

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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Garage Fire Uncovers Meth Lab in Houlton

Garage Fire Uncovers Meth Lab in Houlton

| April 4, 2014

“I looked up and sky was all red up there, from the fire,” said neighbor Almon Hemore. Not much is left left of the garage at 5 Johnson Street in Houlton. Neighbors saw a fire and heard what they say sounded like an explosion there on Thursday evening..which led to 36-year-old Thomas Lowery being arrested […]

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Hartford Death Ruled a Suicide

Hartford Death Ruled a Suicide

| April 4, 2014

HARTFORD, Maine (AP) – State officials say the death of a man found outside his burning home in the town of Hartford has been ruled a suicide. Investigators say 57 year old Daniel Stasulis poured flammable liquid throughout the house on Thursday afternoon and then set it on fire. After the fire started, Stasulis used […]

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Body Found at Scene of Fire

Body Found at Scene of Fire

| April 3, 2014

The State Fire Marshal’s Office says a man’s body has been found at the scene of a house fire in the town of Hartford. The fire destroyed the small ranch style home at 828 Church Street, near the Canton town line. The body, which was found outside the home on the ground, has been taken […]

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