Top Stories

Tag: fire

Young Caribou man dies in mobile home fire that he likely set

Young Caribou man dies in mobile home fire that he likely set

| February 2, 2015

Friends and family members of Jordan McEwen are filled with sadness and disbelief this Monday. The 18-year-old from Caribou died in a morning fire at the mobile home he lived in at 100 Dow Siding Road..a fire that officials believe he may have set. “Too young for something that tragic,” said Julie Waugh of Caribou. […]

Continue Reading

Apartment Fire

Apartment Fire

| January 29, 2015

Authorities say two people were hurt and 24 mostly older residents were displaced by a blaze in an Old Orchard Beach apartment building that’s being blamed on a cooking accident. The blaze at Centennial Plaza apartments was reported at about 1 a.m. Thursday. Investigators say the blaze began in the kitchen of a first-floor unit, […]

Continue Reading

Red Cross Launches Home Fire Preparedness Campaign

Red Cross Launches Home Fire Preparedness Campaign

| January 16, 2015

“We never know when it’s going to happen, we’ve got to have a plan. You have two minutes to get out of your house or apartment,” said Joyce Knorr, community manager for Aroostook County of the American Red Cross of northern and eastern Maine. The Red Cross doesn’t want to see any more people tragically die […]

Continue Reading

WHOU Radio DJ’s Home Burns Down..Loses Everything…Public Help Is Needed

WHOU Radio DJ’s Home Burns Down..Loses Everything…Public Help Is Needed

| December 5, 2014

Our top story tonight, a fire breaks out overnight in Linneus at a home near Drews Lake. The home is a total loss. But luckily, the occupants got out alive. Though some pets are  still missing. The public’s help is now needed. Shawn Cunningham has more on this harrowing story. Linneus Chris Putnam is walking through […]

Continue Reading

After devastating fire, owners of RF Chamberland thankful for community support

After devastating fire, owners of RF Chamberland thankful for community support

| November 25, 2014

“It’s quite a feeling when you wake up in the middle of the night with your pager and you see a ball of flames rolling out of your garage that has built your business to what it is today,” said Mark Chamberland, president of RF Chamberland Inc. He and his brother Dale are emotional, but determined. […]

Continue Reading