2011 Maine & New Hampshire Public Safety Log


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APRIL 2011


4/30 10:00 Concord, NH - Two story wood frame house that houses The Friendly Kitchen, a soup kitchen that serves 40,000 meals a year. The structure was destroyed. One civilian suffered burns, and one firefighter was injured by overexertion.

4/28 03:00 Bridgton, ME - North High Street, Little Mountain Country Store. Fire contained to a rear stock room, with smoke and water damage to the rest of the store.

4/27 20:00 Paris, ME - 244 Paris Hill Road, house fire. Flames showing on arrival. Significant damage was done to the house and the occupant was transported for a panic attack. One firefighter had minor injuries.

4/27 14:00 Hudson, NH - Greenfield Drive, structure fire. Easily controlled, then marijuana plants discovered.

4/26 05:00 Goffstown, NH - 46 Center Street, home destroyed. Fire showing on arrival. Defensive attack due to fire progress. Tankers mutual aid to supplement hydrant supply. Adjacent exposure protected.

4/26 04:00 Charlestown, NH - Michael Avenue, 2 story home, fully involved upon arrival. All occupants escaped safely.

4/25 21:00 Standish, ME - 1080 Chadbourne Road, chimney fire extended to the attic and roof in a cape style home. Mutual aid from Windham and Gorham.

4/25 11:26 Standish, ME - Working Fire - 8 Whitney Pines Drive, structure fire. M/A to the scene and cover.

4/25 02:30 Presque Isle, ME - 78 year old woman perished in an apartment fire while smoking on oxygen.

4/24 afternoon Lewiston, ME - 2 Alarm - 153 Bartlett Street, eight apartment building, bedroom fire caused by young boys playing with fire. First floor apartment of origin was heavily damaged.

4/24 11:20 Concord, NH - 2 Alarm - Pearly Street, structure fire. M/A to scene and cover.

4/24 04:38 Lewiston, ME - 258 Lisbon Street, store with apartments above. The business was destroyed with smoke throughout the building.

4/23 03:28 Manchester, NH - 4 Alarm - 251 Pearl Street 12 unit apartment building, heavy fire on arrival. Within five minutes of arrival all units ordered out of the building and it had spread to a neighboring three family house. Three people were injured, including one firefighter. All Manchester apparatus and off duty firefighters were committed as well as mutual aid from Concord and surrounding communities.

4/23 00:20 Norway, ME - Pikes Hill Road dwelling fire. Fire showing upon arrival. The two occupants escaped safely. The home was destroyed.

4/21 16:09 Acton, ME 285 7th Street, reported structure fire. On arrival TWO seasonal homes as well as a boat and propane tanks were involved. Wind was a factor. Mutual aid from Shapleigh, Lebanon, Springvale, Sanford, Ross Corner, Wakefield, Newfield and Milton, and the Canteen unit as well.

4/21 14:30 Gloucester, MA - 3 Alarm - Wheeler Street, brush fire. Seven communities mutual aid.

4/20 01:00 Madbury, NH 12 Garrison Lane dwelling destroyed. Residents were on vacation. Heavy fire upon arrival. Tankers used initially until a hydrant line could be stretched form Dover. Seven towns mutual aid.

4/19 23:00 Paris, ME 179 Cottage Street, fire showing on arrival heavily damaged the first floor. The occupant escaped safely.

4/17 20:30 Westbrook, ME 130 Central Street house destroyed. Smoke and flames on arrival. One firefighter transported for minor smoke inhalation.

4/17 night Brattleboro, VT 5 Alarm Hotel Brooks on High Street, housed both businesses and apartments. 10 departments mutual aid.

4/17 10:26 Lyman, ME 40 Elizabeth road, two story home with attached garage destroyed. Six mutual aid departments assisted and the water supply was a brook 1000 feet away.

4/17 10:08 Waterboro, ME 96 Panoramic Drive, basement fire in a three story dwelling. Four departments mutual aid. Fire pond in the front yard was water supply.

4/17 02:30 Brunswick, ME 3 Alarm - 45 Maine Street multi-use with second and third floor apartments. Two dozen people escaped with at least one being rescued.

4/16 02:50 biddeford, ME 64 Bradbury Street, porch and third floor were damaged. Two departments mutual aid.

4/15 night Manchester, NH Unio n Street, apartment kbuilding. Second floor porch extending to the third floor on arrival. Once unconscious victim rescued.

4/15 20:20 Topsham, ME 303 Meadow Road, dwelling fire. Fully engulfed on arrival. Half the building collapsed.

4/15 02:00 Portland, ME New Island Ave, Peaks Island, unknown structure.

4/13 04:21 Londonderry, NH 38 Hemlock, occupied dwelling. Heavy fire upon arrival with two occupants trapped. Fire conditions prevented making the stairs to second floor. Two civilian casualties. Several departments mutual aid, 900 foot lay to hydrant.

4/12 10:30 Deering, NH 2614 Second New Hampshire Turnpike, mobile home explosion and fire. Victim found mile away in the woods, apparently not as a result of the explosion.

4/11 11:44 Milton, NH - Hopper Road, 1 1/2 story 30x25 garage / Barn, smoke and fire upon arrival. Hand lines stretched to second floor fire. Mutual aid at least Wakefield, Acton, Lebanon, Rochester.

4/11 11:00 Bradford, ME - 689 Main Road, 2 story home, basement fire. Seven departments involved. Department Lt. was in the home at the time and ensured all members and pets were safely out.

4/10 18:12 Biddeford, ME - 235 Granite St Ext, twin engine Cessna into a home. Structure fully involved. Occupants were not home at the time, the pilot was the only one on the aircraft and perished. Mutual Aid from Saco, Goodwins Mills, Arundel and Kennebunk.

4/9 19:30 Randolph, ME - Windsor Road, five unit building. Occupants safely escaped, but front part heavily damaged. Rekindle about 04:00 4/10. six mutual aid crews assisted, including Gardiner, Chelsea and others.

4/9 12:30 Auburn, ME - Young's Corner Road, permit fire out of control. Wind was a factor and the homeowner suffered second degree burns in an extinguishment attempt.

4/9 09:00 Mechanic Fall, ME - 13 High Street, 2 1/2 story home, unoccupied at the time. Heavy smoke from floor three on arrival. First floor fire spread to second and attic. Seven departments mutual aid. Contained to the structure of origin.

4/9 04:55 Biddeford, ME - 36 State Street, basement fire in a two story apartment building housing three families. Two departments mutual aid.

4/8 15:40 Brunswick, ME - 3 Alarm - 16 Oak Street, three story occupied multiple dwelling. First floor fire extended throughout the building destroying it. 18 people displaced.

4/4 21:00 Milbridge, ME - Gulf Station on Main Street. Closed due to fire damage. Mutual aid from Cherryfield, Steuben and Harrignton.

4/4 02:00 Manchester, NH - 354 Dubuque Street, garage fully involved, no exposures involved. considered suspicious, along with a half dozen others on the west side.

4/3 00:20 Sanford, ME - 35 Lebanon Street, apartment building. Heavy damage to apartment of origin as well as smoke and water damage to three others. Three civilians were transported to Goodall Hospital for smoke inhalation and were treated and released.

4/3 00:30 Oakland, ME - Tracy's Tavern on Kennedy Memorial Drive, a multi occupancy commercial building. Heater ignited a fire in a storage room. Four mutual aid departments responded.

4/2 05:00 Nashua, NH - 3 Alarm - 47 Chestnut Street, occupied 2 1/2 story Multifamily house, heavy fire throughout. Two civilians to the hospital. At one point power lines fell on a ladder truck and put it out of service for a time.

4/1 20:20 Scarborough, ME - 28 Clearview Drive 8 unit condominium complex. Fire in a partition on second floor spread to attic. All residents displaced pending repairs.

4/1 Hooksett, NH - 3 Alarm - Park Lane single family home destroyed with roof collapse during operations. Fifteen communities mutual aid.

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