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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 […]

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Red Cross Holding Disaster Training For New Volunteers in Southern Aroostook

| August 29, 2014

  Houlton-The American Red Cross will be offering a training session in Houlton that provides new volunteers all they need to become active disaster responders. eople interested in becoming disaster volunteers for the American Red Cross can attend a free training that will take them from zero Red Cross experience to trained disaster services volunteer […]

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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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“Real Heroes” Honored at Annual Breakfast

| May 10, 2014

Twenty-two Northern Mainers were given a well deserved round of applause Saturday morning, applause that capped off a day of recognition. “People who do heroic acts, they don’t do it because they expect anything out of it,” said Red Crsoss Aroostook Branch Manager Joyce Knorr. “They do it because of the humanitarian sprit that’s within all of us.” […]

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Investigators Believe Early Morning Fire at Limestone Apartment Complex was Arson

| December 5, 2013

The apartment building at 23 Main Street in Limestone is usually home to more than 20 people – but after an early morning fire on Thursday, many of these apartments are empty and some tenants can’t get into their homes. It was just after three when everyone had to evacuate the building after a fire […]

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