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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 ┬áhangar, 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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Garage Fire Uncovers Meth Lab in Houlton

| April 4, 2014

“I looked up and sky was all red up there, from the fire,” said neighbor Almon Hemore. Not much is left left of the garage at 5 Johnson Street in Houlton. Neighbors saw a fire and heard what they say sounded like an explosion there on Thursday evening..which led to 36-year-old Thomas Lowery being arrested […]

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Hartford Death Ruled a Suicide

| April 4, 2014

HARTFORD, Maine (AP) – State officials say the death of a man found outside his burning home in the town of Hartford has been ruled a suicide. Investigators say 57 year old Daniel Stasulis poured flammable liquid throughout the house on Thursday afternoon and then set it on fire. After the fire started, Stasulis used […]

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