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Windsor, N.B. fire displaces 11, could have been “much worse”

Windsor, N.B. fire displaces 11, could have been “much worse”

| July 15, 2015

An apartment building in Windsor, New Brunswick caught fire Tuesday afternoon and caused the temporary displacement of 11 residents. The blaze could have been much worse, if not for the gut reaction of one of its residents. “The fire department said if I didn’t try and do what I did, then it probably wouldn’t be standing,” […]

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No Working Smoke Detector In Home Where 9-Year-Old Died

No Working Smoke Detector In Home Where 9-Year-Old Died

| July 8, 2015

HERMON – Authorities say there was no working smoke detector in a Maine home where a 9-year-old boy died and his cousin was injured. Fire marshal investigators say they found only one smoke detector in the mobile home in Hermon and that it didn’t have batteries. Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Steve McCausland said […]

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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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