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Family displaced by fire for 2nd time in Maine

Family displaced by fire for 2nd time in Maine

| June 25, 2015

     OLD TOWN – A family that lost everything in a fire in Old Town, Maine, is familiar with that sinking feeling. It’s happened to them before. Family members told WLBZ-TV that they lost everything in another house fire years ago and they can’t believe it has happened again. Old Town Fire Department officials […]

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Man killed in Ogunquit fire

Man killed in Ogunquit fire

| June 4, 2015

­­­ The Maine Fire Marshal’s Office has identified the body of a man killed in an early morning Ogunquit fire. The Maine Department of Safety Spokesperson Stephen McCausland said the victim has been identified as 54 year old Mark Barnard. Fire Investigators said the body was found in the bedroom of the apartment located over a garage attached to […]

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Barn a Total Loss After Fire Started by Lightning Strike

Barn a Total Loss After Fire Started by Lightning Strike

| May 28, 2015

Bridgewater, ME – A barn is a total loss, but a house is saved after a lightning strike Wednesday night.  Crews from Bridgewater and Monticello Fire Departments responded to the fire at 8:05 PM.  The barn, located on Snow Road in Bridgewater, had been struck by lightning.  When the fire departments arrived, the barn was engulfed […]

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Portland School Evacuated

Portland School Evacuated

| May 22, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Officials say a Portland middle school has been evacuated because of smoke. Officials say smoke filled the King Middle School gymnasium when power was restored following an outage Friday morning. The Portland Fire Department said in a tweet that there was a fire in ductwork. Patty Apon from the superintendent’s office […]

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Shop Owner Reported Missing After Waldoboro Fire

Shop Owner Reported Missing After Waldoboro Fire

| April 25, 2015

The State Fire Marshal’s Office says the owner of a Waldoboro auto repair shop is missing following a fire that destroyed his Route 1 business early this morning. The body of a man was recovered from the basement of Pinkham’s Auto Repair by fire investigators. The body was burned beyond recognition and was transported to […]

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