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Red Cross Launches Home Fire Preparedness Campaign

| January 16, 2015

“We never know when it’s going to happen, we’ve got to have a plan. You have two minutes to get out of your house or apartment,” said Joyce Knorr, community manager for Aroostook County of the American Red Cross of northern and eastern Maine. The Red Cross doesn’t want to see any more people tragically die […]

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WHOU Radio DJ’s Home Burns Down..Loses Everything…Public Help Is Needed

| December 5, 2014

Our top story tonight, a fire breaks out overnight in Linneus at a home near Drews Lake. The home is a total loss. But luckily, the occupants got out alive. Though some pets are  still missing. The public’s help is now needed. Shawn Cunningham has more on this harrowing story. Linneus Chris Putnam is walking through […]

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After devastating fire, owners of RF Chamberland thankful for community support

| November 25, 2014

“It’s quite a feeling when you wake up in the middle of the night with your pager and you see a ball of flames rolling out of your garage that has built your business to what it is today,” said Mark Chamberland, president of RF Chamberland Inc. He and his brother Dale are emotional, but determined. […]

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County Agencies Collaborate to Keep Juveniles from Starting Fires

| November 24, 2014

“For any firefighter it hits close to home, said Aroostook County  juvenile fire safety coordinator Adam Rider. Adam Rider is talking about last week’s tragedy in Caribou…when a three year old boy set a fire inside a mobile home, killing himself and three other family members. Though Rider can’t change what happened, he says the […]

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Caribou Community and Surviving Family Members Still Grieving After Fatal Fire

| November 21, 2014

Certainly a shocking revelation to an already devastating story. The answer to what happened still doesn’t relieve a community feeling so much pain and grief. Shawn Cunningham joins us now with more on this developing story. Dick, the community of Caribou is heartsick over the loss of Norma Skidgel and her three children, twins Mason […]

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