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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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Legal Action for Landlord in Fatal Maine Fire

Legal Action for Landlord in Fatal Maine Fire

| February 4, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Portland officials say they will take legal action against the landlord of an apartment building where six people died in a fire for safety code violations at another building he owns. A city spokeswoman tells The Associated Press Gregory Nisbet did not bring his Dartmouth Street property up to code by […]

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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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Young Caribou man dies in mobile home fire that he likely set

Young Caribou man dies in mobile home fire that he likely set

| February 2, 2015

Friends and family members of Jordan McEwen are filled with sadness and disbelief this Monday. The 18-year-old from Caribou died in a morning fire at the mobile home he lived in at 100 Dow Siding Road..a fire that officials believe he may have set. “Too young for something that tragic,” said Julie Waugh of Caribou. […]

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Apartment Fire

Apartment Fire

| January 29, 2015

Authorities say two people were hurt and 24 mostly older residents were displaced by a blaze in an Old Orchard Beach apartment building that’s being blamed on a cooking accident. The blaze at Centennial Plaza apartments was reported at about 1 a.m. Thursday. Investigators say the blaze began in the kitchen of a first-floor unit, […]

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