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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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Fatal Fire Updates

| June 5, 2014

State Fire Marshal Investigators returned to Livermore Thursday attempting to pinpoint the cause of a fire that killed an elderly woman Tuesday night. Dorothy Goding’s body was found in the living room sitting in a reclining chair in  the farmhouse she lived at for decades.  The house was flattened in the fire and Goding died […]

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Fire Claims the Life of Livermore Woman

| June 4, 2014

The State Fire Marshal’s Office says an elderly woman died last night when fire swept her home in Livermore.  Dead is 84 year old Dorothy Goding, who lived alone at her Cape Cod style home on the Poland Hill Road.   Fire Investigators plan to return to the scene today to look for a cause of […]

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Arrest Made in Presque Isle Arson

| June 2, 2014

An arrest has been made in a suspicious fire that happened Sunday night on Skyway Street in Presque Isle. A joint investigation between the Presque Isle Police Department and the Maine State Fire Marshall’s Office led to the arrest of 27-year old Travis McDoanld of Presque Isle. Firefighters responded to a duplex on 290 Skyway […]

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