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Presque Isle Fire Deemed Suspicious

| June 2, 2014

At approximately 9:00 pm Sunday evening the Presque Isle Fire Department received a call for a structure fire at 290 Skyway St. in a duplex. The crew on duty arrived and found fire on the outside of the duplex as well as in one of the bedrooms. They made a quick attack on the fire […]

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Oakfield Fire

| May 8, 2014

The State Police and State Fire Marshall’s Office are seeking the public’s assistance with an ongoing investigation in Oakfield.  Early Thursday morning at approximately 3:00 a.m., the Oakfield Fire Department was called to a structure fire at 623 River Road.  Later in the morning, State Police and the State Fire Marshall’s Office were called to […]

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Houlton Fire Destroys Garage

| April 30, 2014

  A garage and another small building are a total loss after a fire in Houlton Wednesday evening. Police Chief Milton Cone says they received a call around 6:15pm from a CBP pilot reporting a hangar on fire over the Houlton International Airport. When crews arrived on scene they didn’t find a  hangar, but a […]

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Chester Fire Started in Living Room

| April 11, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Law enforcement officials say a fire that killed a woman in Chester, Maine, started in the living room of her mobile home. The Maine Fire Marshal’s Office said the fire killed 77-year-old Shirley Day on Thursday. Officials said the cause of the fire is still under investigation. Investigators say Day’s grandson, […]

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4 Overnight Fires in Lewiston; 2 Were Arson

| April 10, 2014

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) – The fire chief in Maine’s second-largest city says arson was the cause of two of four overnight fires, including one that gutted adjacent apartment buildings and displayed about 20 people. Lewiston firefighters spent the pre-dawn hours battling the fires. No one was hurt. The first fires were reported on Oxford and […]

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