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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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Update…Controlled Burn Building Fire in Easton Causes Lane Closure

Update…Controlled Burn Building Fire in Easton Causes Lane Closure

| April 15, 2015

Fire fighters are conducting a controlled burn of a building in Easton.  Due to that,  a lane is currently closed on US 1A between White Road and Hersom Road (2 miles north of the Mars Hill area).  The MDOT is advising motorists to expect delays.  

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One year after devastating fire, Ark Animal Sanctuary still receiving support, moving forward in rebuilding efforts

One year after devastating fire, Ark Animal Sanctuary still receiving support, moving forward in rebuilding efforts

| March 13, 2015

For Lorraine Monfils and the volunteers at the Ark Animal Sanctuary, remembering this day one year ago isn’t easy. “It brings out a lot of emotion, I mean we’re all still really sad when we look at the pictures,” she said. An early morning fire on March 12th, 2014 tore through the beloved sanctuary in […]

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