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Fire Stations Thank Community for Support After Fires

| August 28, 2014

“It’s been quite a roller coaster ride really,” said Nackawic fire chief William Hopkins. From grief to gratitude…the fire chiefs in both Nackawic and Millville are thankful for an overwhelming amount of support after two devastating fires. “People have been outrageously good to us and we’re appreciative,” said Millville fire chief Justin McGuigan. It’s been […]

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Man Drives Truck Into Nackawic Fire Hall, Damages Building and Equipment

| July 21, 2014

Richard Barrow has fought fires with the Nackawic Fire Department for forty years. In all that time he has never battled one like he did Monday morning. “On our our own house it’s a different story altogether. Just devastating to come down here and see that,” he said. Nackawic Fire Chief William Hopkins says it was around […]

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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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Fatigue Blamed for Wheel Failure in NB Train Derailment

| June 12, 2014

  PLASTER ROCK, N.B. – The Transportation Safety Board says fatigue caused a wheel to fail on a freight train that derailed earlier this year in northern New Brunswick, sparking a fire that burned for days. The CN train was hauling crude oil and liquefied petroleum gas when 19 cars and a locomotive went off […]

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Bangor Fire

| June 9, 2014

BANGOR, Maine (AP) – The Red Cross reports that a multi-unit apartment fire in Bangor displaced 18 people. A Red Cross relief team is finding temporary housing and offering other support to 10 families after the Monday morning fire on Ohio Street. The damage to the building’s 12 apartments is being assessed.

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