DECEMBER 2003


Wednesday, December 31, 2003

01662)9:00 PM-W/F-Manchester, ME-Granite Hill Rd. A house fire, M/A responded from six towns.

01661)7:30 PM-2nd.AL-Epping, NH-38B Ladd’s Lane. Fire gutted the "Saraswati Mandiram Temple", a hindu temple which had been at the location for 7 years. Several departments responded M/A.

01660)3:15 PM-ACW-Durham, NH-Main St @ The Durham Tap Room Bar and Grill. Possible gas leak caused an explosion and small fire in a restaurant, sprinkler system knocked down the fire until the FD arrived and placed it under control.

01659)1:26 PM-W/F-Waterville, ME-Kimball St @ Durbin Apts. A multi-story brick seniors housing complex with 28 apartments, fire contained mostly to one apartment. An elderly female died in the apartment when she apparently attempted to douse the fire.

01658)08:30 AM-MVA-Cumberland, ME-I-495 (ME Turnpike) southbound near Hurricane Rd overpass. Vehicle off road on its side with entrapment, jaws used. Falmouth responded M/A with 2nd set of jaws.

01657)06:30 AM-W/F-Franklin, ME-Hog Bay Rd. A 2-story 115 year old house, heavy fire on the 2nd floor. M/A responded from Eastbrook, Hancock, Sorrento, and Sullivan.

01656)02:30 AM-W/F-Hudson, NH-Kestral Ln. A fire in 2nd floor and attic of a 2-story house, possibly started from an outside light fixture. M/A responded to the fire and for coverage from Pelham, Windham, Litchfield, Nashua and Windham.


Tuesday, December 30, 2003

01655)8:45 PM-W/F-Biddeford, ME-Lincoln St @ Maine Energy Recovery. Fire in a large metal clad commercial building, reporting fire in a primary shredder. M/A engine from Saco responded.

01654)5:43 PM-2nd.AL-Woodstock, NH-1294 Route 3 @ The Pinecrest. A building fire, M/A responded.

01653)12:45 PM-MVA-North Berwick, ME-Valley Rd @ Oakwoods Rd. 2 cars involved, 1 10-45 code 1 on scene, M/A ambulance responded. Reconstrcution team requested.

01652)12:30 PM-MVA-Barrington, NH-Route 125. 1 vehicle rolled over with entrapment, jaws used. M/A rescue from Durham responded.

01651)04:00 AM-3rd.AL-Hampton, NH-55 Harbor Rd @ the Hampton River Marina. The main building, a 2.5 story wood frame, and 15-20 pleasure boats were destroyed in the heavy fire conditions. The main building contained offices, a lounge, and a restaurant. M/A responded from Hampton Falls, Stratham, Exeter, North Hampton, Portsmouth, Seabrook, Newington, Greenland, Newburyport,MA, Amesbury,MA, and Salisbury,MA.

01650)03:45 AM-2nd.AL-Dover, NH-Sixth St & County Farm Rd. A 3-story 50x100 historic barn fully involved, destroying a lot of construction materials stored inside. A house just 20 feet away only recieved some minor damage. M/A responded from Durham, Somersworth and South Berwick,ME. South Berwick and Newington,NH also sent coverage.

01649)12:30 AM-W/F-Hamlin, ME-Route 1A. A stable fire, the building was approx 350X60 with an attached barn. 13 horses died in the fire, which also destroyed a large amount of equipment including a tractor. Several horses were saved by the owner and a firefighter. Firefighters responded from Van Buren and from St. Leonard & Grand Falls, New Brunswick, Canada.


Monday, December 29, 2003

01648)8:30 PM-W/F-Manchester, NH-53 Mammoth Rd. Fire in a church, fast knock down.

01647)2:45 PM-SKIING ACCIDENT-Newbury, NH-Mt Sunapee Ski Area. 12 y/o female with a severe head injury, unconscious. DHART Helicopter transported to hospital.

01646)Unk Time-MVA-Rumford, ME-Route 108. Van collided with a car pulling out of a driveway, elderly driver of the car was 10-45 code 1. 3 occupants of the van were treated for minor injuries.

01645)08:00 AM-MVA-Township 18, ME-Route 191 near the Marion town line. Car slid on black ice and struck a rock sideways, the 29 y/o female driver was ejected and died at the scene.

01644)07:35 AM-MVA-Scarborough, ME-Route 114 @ Running Hill Rd. Car vs truck head-on with entrapment, jaws used for extended extrication. SP responded to assist with reconstruction.


Sunday, December 28, 2003

01643)4:43 PM-W/F-Mexico, ME-97 Middle Ave. A 2-story garage well involved.

01642)4:30 PM-SNOWMOBILE ACCIDENT-Gorham, NH-A 14 y/o boy operating a snowmobile lost control and went off a trail into a cluster of trees. He was transported to Androscoggin Valley Hospital were he was pronounced dead from head injuries.

01641)12:30 PM-W/F-Durham, NH-1 Griffith Dr. Basement bedroom fire started by a waterbed heater which was left on by accident. M/A responded from Lee, Newmarket and Dover, to the scene. Portsmouth, Newington and Madbury for coverage.

01640)11:30 AM-SNOWMOBILE ACCIDENT-Northport, ME-Off Hart Rd on a tote road. Snowmobile struck a gate, a 64 y/o male died from his injuries, a 6 y/o passenger suffered a broken nose and some broken teeth. ME Wardens are investigating.

01639)10:00 AM-W/F-Kennebunk, ME-Western Ave (Route 9). Fire started in closet by a boiler on 1st floor at the Shipyard Shops, 2-story commercial building with heavy smoke on arrival. M/A from Kennebunkport to the scene and Arundel for coverage.

01638)09:00 AM-MVA-Skowhegan, ME-East River Rd 2 miles north of Rte 23. Car crested a hill, went airborne and landed on the roof. Jaws were used to extricate driver who was then flown by Lifeflight to Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor.

01637)08:20 AM-MVA-Sunapee, NH-Avery Rd at the transfer station. Jaws used for extracation, 1 male subject with severe head injuries and unconscious. Req for DHART but not available. Transported by New London Ambulance.


Saturday, December 27, 2003

01636)07:50 AM-W/F-Rockwood, ME-Route 15. A structure fire.

01635)06:00 AM-MVA-Winter Harbor, ME-Harbor Rd near the town dock. Car was fully involved on arrival, a body in the vehicle was burned beyond recognition and taken to the ME's office. SP is investigating the accident.

01634)05:00 AM-Multi-AL.-Naples, ME-Route 35 Fire Lane #10. Heavy fire on arrival in three buildings at Camp Takajo, a summer camp. M/A responded from ten towns to shuttle water. State Fire Marshal's office is investigating.


Friday, December 26, 2003

01633)6:15 PM-W/F-Portland, ME-421 Warren Ave. A lot next to Harbor Auto body, vehicle and debris fire, all hands struck. Requested investigator to scene for suspicious fire.

01632)1:05 PM-W/F-Groveton, NH-Route 3 north. A garage fire, M/A responded.


Thursday, December 25, 2003

01631)9:15 PM-W/F-Bedford, NH-27 Shaw Dr. Fire in a bedroom in a 2-bedroom wood frame house, heavy smoke showing on arrival. M/A responded.

01630)6:15 PM-W/F-Allenstown, NH-11 Summers Ave. Fire in a building, M/A responded.

01629)5:20 PM-MVA-Gorham, ME-Longfellow Rd @ the Westbrook town line. With entrapment, jaws used. Westbrook responded M/A.

01628)12:45 PM-W/F-Holden, ME-Upper Dedham Rd @ Holden Square Apts. 2-story wood frame apartment building with a kitchen fire quickly knocked down. M/A responded from Eddington.

01627)11:45 AM-MVA-Sabattus, ME-Route 9 & Crowley Rd. 3 vehicles involved with 1 person trapped, jaws used. 5 10-45's total.

01626)10:45 AM-W/F-Eddington, ME-46 Merrill Rd. A mobile home fully involved, M/A responded from Brewer, Dedham, and Holden.

01625)09:20 AM-MVA-Orono, ME-I-95 northbound near Exit 51. Single car rolled over with entrapment. 1 10-45 code 3 extricated with jaws, M/A ambulance from Old Town.


Wednesday, December 24, 2003

01624)3:50 PM-W/F-Freeport, ME-68 Litchfield Rd. A structure fire, M/A responded from Brunswick.

01623)PM-W/F-St. Albans, ME-Bryant Rd. Rustic cabin home fully involved and destroyed on arrival.

01622)10:00 AM-W/F-Hollis, ME-Decker Circle. A garage fire with exposure problems, M/A responded.

01621)04:00 AM-INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENT-Jackman, ME-Talpey Rd @ Moose River Lumber. 34 Y/O Male got his arm stuck in the conveyor belt of a "slasher", a machine which strips the bark of logs. He was pronounced dead after being found at the scene, probable cause of asphyxiation. OSHA called to investigate.


Tuesday, December 23, 2003

01620)10:47 PM-2nd.AL-Laconia, NH-104 Blueberry Ln @ Lakeshore Estates. A fire in 3rd floor of a 200X50 tenement, extention to cockloft. M/A from several towns responded.

01619)5:47 PM-MVA-Campton, NH-I-93 northbound. Vehicle rolled over with entrapment, 1 10-45 code 2 transported by Medflight to Speare Hospital in Plymouth.

01618)4:35 PM-2nd.AL-Rochester, NH-37 Winter St. Attic fire in a 2.5 story wood frame 40X30 building, M/A responded from Somersworth, Barrington, Dover and Milton.

01617)2:05 PM-MVA-Wells, ME-I-95 (ME Turnpike) mile 15 southbound. Vehicle rolled over with entrapment, jaws used to extricate 1 occupant.

01616)02:20 AM-W/F+-Howland, ME-Lagrange Rd @ Audrey's Auction Treasure Barn. Heavy smoke on arrival in a 50X100 restaurant and antique store, firefighters were evacuated and the building collapsed. More than 40 firefighters responded from Howland, Lincoln, Passadumkeag and Seboeis Plantation responded.


Monday, December 22, 2003

01615)6:15 PM-W/F-Troy, NH-37 Fernwood Rd. Partition fire in a structure, M/A responded with tankers.

01614)3:55 PM-W/F-Acworth, NH-35 Gove Rd. Kitchen fire in a residence, M/A Unity and Lempster.

01613)04:30 AM-W/F-Milton, NH-63 Abbott Hill Acres Rd. A 1-story house fire, extensive damage to the residence. 1 Firefighter treated for minor injuries. *Update: A male occupant was charged with arson.


Sunday, December 21, 2003

01612)10:00 PM-W/F-Bar Harbor, ME-Cedar Ave. Small house fully involved, M/A responded from Trenton and Mount Desert.

01611)10:20 AM-W/F-Harrison, ME-86 Edes Falls Rd. A structure fire, M/A responded.

01610)10:00 AM-W/F-Waterville, ME-Violette Ave. A 2-story house fire heavily damaged, firefighters were on scene for several hours.

01609)05:05 AM-W/F-Saco, ME-64 Old Orchard Rd. Attic fire extended to 2nd floor of a 2.5 story 30X40 wood frame house. M/A responded from Biddeford.


Saturday, December 20, 2003

01608)LATE PM-W/F-Lincoln, ME-Unknown Address. A log cabin home heavily involved, M/A responded from several towns.

01607)10:30 AM-WATER RESCUE-Weare, NH-Clough State Park. Snowmobile with 3 riders went through the ice, 4th person fell through when he tried to help. All 4 persons were rescued, 1 was in the water for over an hour and was flown to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center with severe hypothermia. Crews from Goffstown, Concord, and Henniker assisted.


Friday, December 19, 2003

01606)LATE PM-MVA-Litchfield, NH-Route 3A southbound near Passaconaway Country Club. Vehicle swerved off the road after trying to pass several other cars, it rolled over several times, ejecting 2 of 3 occupants. Unknown medical conditions but a trauma team was notified for 1 victim.

01605)9:42 PM-MVA-Brunswick, ME-Route 24 by Eldriges' Store. Car vs Pickup head-on with entrapment, jaws used. At least 3 10-45's code 2, Lifeflight responded for transport.

01604)5:25 PM-W/F-Sidney, ME-85 Goodhue Rd. Heavy fire at the rear of a mobile home gutted 2 bedrooms, firefighters contained the fire to those rooms.

01603)4:05 PM-2nd.AL-Eliot, ME-121 State Rd. A house fire, heavy fire in a room on the 2nd floor on arrival. M/A responded from Kittery, Kittery Point, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, and Somersworth Air Van to the scene, South Berwick and Rollinsford covered.
(**FYI Location where the man who invented the fire-alarm system, Moses Gerrish Farmer, once lived, and is buried.)


Thursday, December 18, 2003

01602)9:23 PM-2nd.AL-Dover, NH-451 Central Ave. Heavy smoke showing from rear of a 3-story brick 100X150 commercial building, fire between 1st & 2nd floors knocked down with help from sprinklers. M/A responded from Portsmouth, Rochester & Rollinsford.

01601)2:10 PM-W/F-Durham, ME-1611 Royalsborough Rd (Rte 136). Fire in a 1.5 story wood frame dwelling. Red Cross responded.

01600)12:50 PM-W/F-Nashua, NH-8 Charlton Cir. A structure fire.

01599)07:50 AM-2nd.AL-Charlestown, NH-81 River St. Basement fire in a building, M/A responded.

01598)01:00 AM-2nd.AL-New Durham, NH-16 Quaker Rd. A log cabin home, fully involved and isolated on a steep hill, making water supply a problem. 2 occupants transported to Frisbie Memorial Hospital with serious burns. M/A from Alton, Wolfeboro, Farmington, Gilmanton, and Barnstead responded.


Wednesday, December 17, 2003

01597)6:40 PM-W/F-Somersworth, NH-165 Blackwater Rd. Fire in a 1st floor apartment, confined to a bathroom area.

01596)5:55 PM-W/F-Auburn, ME-949 Summer St. House & garage well involved, exterior operations.

01595)2:30 PM-MVA-New Sharon, ME-Route 2. Car spun out of control and was struck by another vehicle. 1 fatality (driver of 1st car) and 5 others injured, non believed to be life threatening.

01594)08:10 AM-MVA-Tilton, NH-I-93 southbound, south of exit 19. With entrapment, jaws used. S/C heavy rescue to scene, reporting very icy conditions.


Tuesday, December 16, 2003

01593)2:33 PM-4th.AL-Nashua, NH-46-48 Worcester St. 2.5 story wood frame apartment building well involved. M/A responded from Hudson, Merrimack and Lowell, Mass, also the Red Cross responded to assist those left homeless. *Update* A woman who lived at the building has been charged with arson.

01592)2:50 PM-MVA-Raymond, NH-Langford Rd. Jaws used for extrication.

01591)2:20 PM-MVA-Scarborough, ME-164 Route 1. Extrication team called out for entrapment, jaws used.

01590)1:27 PM-W/F-Limerick, ME-100 Leisure Ln in Lake Arrowhead Ests. A 2-story 20X40 wood frame house fully involved, M/A responded from Newfield & Waterboro.

01589)12:00 PM-MVA-Glenburn, ME-Pushaw Rd. Car lost control and was struck by a van, female driver of the car was fatally injured, 1 y/o boy with her was transported to a Bangor hospital with non-life threatening injuries, as was the driver of the van.


Monday, December 15, 2003

01588)4:28 PM-W/F-Gorham, ME-250 Sebago Lake Rd. A garage fire, M/A responded.

01587)09:30 AM-3rd.AL-Eliot, ME-Little Brook Airpark. Heavy fire in a closed restaurant and unoccupied apartment, started from a woodstove. There was minor damage to an attached airplane hanger and shop, M/A responded from York, Kittery, Kittery Point and South Berwick, Rollinsford, NH covered.

01586)08:15 AM-MVA-Temple, NH-Route 101 near Temple Mt. NHSP Trooper involved in the accident, Jaws used for extrication, M/A assisted from Peterboro.

01585)04:00 AM-W/F-Nashua, NH-Canterbury Apartments on Congress St. Accidental fire in an apartment, 1 fatality.


Sunday, December 14, 2003

01584)11:01 PM-2nd.AL-Claremont, NH-Cat Hole Rd. Heavy fire in a large 2.5 story wood frame house. 1 Patient transported with smoke inhalation. M/A responded from Newport, Charlestown, Cornish, Merridan, Plainfield, and Ascutney VT.

01583)10:00 PM-2nd.AL-Jaffrey, NH-38 Stratton Rd. A brick building with heavy fire showing on arrival. Several towns responded M/A.

01582)9:45 PM-4th.AL-Manchester, NH-527 Hevey St. Heavy fire in a 3-story wood frame house, at least 3 persons were rescued by firefighters. M/A responded.

01581)06:45 AM-MVA-Richmond, ME-Route 24. Car located off the road with 1 fatality, believed to have occurred about 0130 hours when the car struck a rock planter near a driveway.

01580)00:40 AM-W/F-Hampstead, NH-110 Eagle Rock Rd. A structure fire, became fully involved. M/A responded.


Saturday, December 13, 2003

01579)11:10 PM-4th.AL-Berwick, ME-24 School St. Heavy fire on 3rd floor of a 3-story 30X40 apartment building with exposure problems. M/A responded from South & North Berwick, Lebanon, Eliot, and the New Hampshire towns of Somersworth, Dover, Rochester, Rollinsford, and Barrington.

01578)11:00 PM-MVA-Salem, NH-Route 28. 2 vehicles involved, there were 5 occupants, 2 10-45's were code 1 on the scene. 1 10-45 code 2 was flown to Brigham and Women's Hospital, and 2 10-45's code 3 were taken to Caritas Holy Family Hospital and Medical Center in Methuen,MA.

01577)5:30 PM-W/F-Bath, ME-1408 Washington St. A structure fire, fire showing on arrival. M/A responded from West Bath & Phippsburg.

01576)3:22 PM-MVA-Kittery, ME-Route 236 near I-95. Jaws used to extricate trapped person.

01575)12:05 PM-EXPLOSION-Campton, NH-Unknown Address. Gunpowder exploded in a house, seriously injuring 2 persons, one was flown by Dhart to Speare Hospital.

01574)12:00 PM-MVA-New Gloucester, ME-Route 100. Jeep went off the northbound lane into a ditch, single female occupant was a fatality.

01573)06:55 AM-MVA-Richmond, ME-River Rd. Accident with 1 fatality, SP is investigating.

01572)01:55 AM-W/F-Sanford, ME-21 Brandy Ln. Heavy fire on arrival from an unattached 1-story garage.

01571)12:01 AM-MVA-Washburn, ME-Washburn Rd. Car vs a pole with 1 fatality following a police chase, Caribou PD and Androscoggin SO Deputies are investigating.


Friday, December 12, 2003

01570)7:06 PM-MVA-Dover, NH-81 Knox Marsh Rd. Four vehicles involved, 2 were head-on, with 2 persons trapped in 2 different pickups. 4 10-45's, 2 code 2's & 2 code 3's. 2 sets of jaws used for extrication. 4

01569)08:15 AM-W/F-Poland, ME-Agassi Village off Johnson Hill Rd. A structure fire, heavy smoke showing on arrival. M/A responded.

01568)AM-MVA-Buxton, ME-Route 112 near the Saco line. 1 vehicle with entrapment, jaws used for extended extrication.


Thursday, December 11, 2003

01567)3:45 PM-MVA-Lyman, ME-Route 111. With entrapment, jaws used. SP reconstruction responded.

01566)2:55 PM-MVA-Windham, ME-Falmouth Rd & Varney Mill Rd. Jaws used to extricate trapped victim, 2nd rescue responded.

01565)2:30 PM-MVA-St. George, ME-Walston Rd. Car struck tree which landed on top of the car. 4 injuries, 3 trapped, M/A from Rockland Fire with jaws. Ambulances responded from Thomaston, South Thomaston.

01564)08:35 AM-W/F-Greenville, NH-168 Old Hillcrest Rd. A mobile home fully involved, extended to a carport and Ford Explorer. 1 10-45 code 3 from smoke was treated on scene. M/A responded from Mason, New Ipswich and Lyndeborough, as well as Ashby and Townsend, Ma.


Wednesday, December 10, 2003

01563)8:32 PM-2nd.AL-Keene, NH-Court St @ Central Square. A structure fire, heavy fire showing from windows on arrival. M/A responded.

01562)PM-W/F-Albany, NH-Unknown Address. 10x32 A-type wood frame house fully involved, 1 10-45 code 2 transported w/2nd degree burns. M/A from North Conway,Center Conway,Redstone,And Madison.

01561)3:10 PM-W/F-Cumberland, ME-Willow Ave. A house fire, M/A responded from Yarmouth.

01560)11:10 AM-W/F-Trenton, ME-Fire in a boat building business, quickly knocked down after employees kept it at bay with extinguishers.

01559)08:00 AM-W/F+-Albion, ME-Bog Rd. A large 13-room century old farmhouse well involved. It took 10 communities about 5 hours to get the fire under control, believed to have started from a toaster on the 1st floor.


Tuesday, December 9, 2003

01558)7:00 PM-W/F-Lee, ME-Route 6. Mobile home fully involved extended to an attached storage building. M/A responded from Lincoln, Mattawamkeag and Springfield.

01557)1:50 PM-2nd.AL-Gilford, NH-1180 Cherry Valley Rd. A fire spread from a trash can, to a deck, then to a 2-story house where it gutted the 1st floor. M/A responded from Laconia, Alton, Belmont, Meredith, Winnisquam, Gilmanton and Tilton-Northfield.

01556)1:50 PM-W/F-New Ipswich, NH-123 Ashburnham Rd. A house fire, M/A responded to scene and for coverage.

01555)11:05 AM-W/F-Ossipee, NH-Pine River Campground. A mobile home fire, well involved.

01554)11:00 AM-W/F-Baileyville, ME-Houlton Rd. 2-story house fire, fire showing from rear on arrival. Extensive damage to the 2nd floor, M/A responded from Calais.


Monday, December 8, 2003

01553)PM-MVA-Alton, NH-Stockbridge Rd. Vehicle slid into a guardrail with entrapment, crews from Alton and New Durham used jaws to extricate a female subject from the car.

01552)5:35 PM-MVA-Windham, ME-Falmouth Rd near Nash Rd. Vehicle off road into woods, Jaws used to extricate 1 10-45 code 2.

01551)3:15 PM-W/F-West Ossipee, NH-47 Shady Ln. A mobile home with heavy fire in the ceiling. M/A responded.

01550)11:06 AM-W/F-Waterville, ME-192 College Ave @ Huhtamaki (Former Chinet Mill). Fire in large dryer for paper products, extension into duct work and roof area. M/A from Fairfield assisted and knocked down the fire within 25 minutes, Winslow and Clinton covered.

01549)09:45 AM-MVA-Orrington, ME-Route 15. Single vehicle rolled over with entrapment, extended extrication. Reported 1 10-45 code 3.

01548)UNK TIME-MVA-Antrim, NH-Route 9. Car vs Pickup head-on, 1 fatality from the car. Driver of the truck had minor injuries, accident is under investigation.


Sunday, December 7, 2003

01547)1:00 PM-W/F-Vassalboro, ME-Riverside Dr. 2-story house fire, well involved on arrival, started from a wood stove. M/A from Winslow, China and Hallowell responded.

01546)AFTERNOON-MVA-Jaskson, NH-Route 16 @ Pinkham Notch. A Jackson firefighter on the scene of a MVA was struck by a vehicle, sustaining minor injuries, transported to Memorial Hospital in North Conway by Bartlett/Jackson Ambulance Squad, expected to be treated and released.

01545)09:10 AM-W/F-Damariscotta, ME-155 Main St @ the "River Grill" restaurant. Fire under the floor beneath the fireplace. M/A responded.


Saturday, December 6, 2003

01544)7:20 PM-W/F-Gorham, ME-12 Elliot Rd. Chimney fire extended to a house.

01543)12:10 PM-MVA-Monmouth, ME-Fish Hatchery Rd. Van rolled over with entrapment, extended extrication with jaws. An adult and 4 children were transported with non-life threatening injuries. Assistance responded from Winthrop.

01542)11:05 AM-W/F-West Paris, ME-123 Bethel Rd. Structure fire at the "Enchanted Florist". M/A to scene and for cover.

01541)10:46 AM-W/F-Kennebunk, ME-41 Middle Rd. Garage fire, fully involved with extension. M/A responded.

01540)09:18 AM-W/F-Westbrook, ME-83 Chase Hill Rd. 2 story wood frame house, heavy fire at the rear of the structure. M/A responded to scene and for cover.

01539)02:22 AM-MVA-Calais, ME-Route 1. Vehicle lost control, skidded sideways and struck a tree, ejecting the driver. 1 fatality, SP is investigating the accident.


Friday, December 5, 2003

01538)9:35 PM-2nd.AL-Pittsfield, NH-39 New Orchard Rd. Heavy fire in a 2 story 30X45 house w/extension to an attached garage. M/A responded from several towns.

01537)8:50 PM-MVA-Minot, ME-Bucknam Ridge Rd by Mill Rd. Jaws used to extricate trapped subject, serious injury. Lifeflight responded for transport, M/A assisted from Mechanic Falls and Auburn.

01536)4:50 PM-MVA-Kittery, ME-South Eliot Rd & Dennett Rd. Jaws used for entrapment, unknown extent of injuries.

01535)4:45 PM-WATER RESCUE-Moultonboro, NH-Berry Pond near the Moultonboro Airport. A small plane went off runway into the pond, rescue boat and 2 ambulances responded but there was no injury to the pilot who was the only occupant.

01534)1:55 PM-3rd.AL-Laconia, NH-230-234 Union Ave. Heavy fire on all 3 floors of a 3-story 10 unit apartment complex, M/A responded from Belmont, Winnisquam, Tilton-Northfield, Franklin, Gilford, Meredith, Gilmanton and Holderness.

01533)11:30 AM-3rd.AL-Nashua, NH-45 Concord St. A large 3-story wood frame house with heavy fire on the 2nd and 3rd floors, M/A responded from several towns.

01532)08:00 AM-W/F-Etna, ME-1075 Plymouth Rd. Chimney fire extended to roof of a house, M/A from Plymouth responded.

01531)07:50 AM-W/F-Old Town, ME-824 Main St. Fire on the 1st floor of a house, contained to living room and porch area. 2 dogs were lost but a 3rd was given oxygen and saved. M/A responded from Orono & Milford.


Thursday, December 4, 2003

01530)PM-MVA-Waldobro, ME-Route 32. Car went off road, struck a tree and pole, 1 fatality.

01529)PM-BOATING ACCIDENT-Portland, ME-Portland Harbor. Male on a tugboat got caught in a cable and was in the water when the Coast Guard and Portland Fireboat arrived. He was a fatality, accident is under investigation.

01528)3:00 PM-W/F-Bangor, ME-34 Dean St. Fire in a house, fast knock down.

01527)2:00 PM-W/F-Concord, NH-Franklin St. Fire in a living room in a duplex, quickly extinguished with no extension.

01526)1:55 PM-2nd.AL-Dover, NH-66 5th St. Multiple apartment building, 3 story 40X200 W/attached barn. Fire showing from 2nd floor extended to 3rd floor. M/A responded from several towns.

01525)12:25 AM-W/F-Falmouth, ME-80 Blackstrap Rd. A barn used to store lawn equipment and small tractors was fully involved on arrival. M/A responded from Portland & Cumberland.


Wednesday, December 3, 2003

01524)7:10 PM-W/F-Bristol, ME-Benner Rd. A house fire, M/A responded from Damariscotta, Bremen, & New Harbor.

01523)6:00 PM-MVA-Gray, ME-Dutton Hill Rd. Vehicle rolled over with entrapment, jaws used.

01522)1:45 PM-2nd.AL-Portland, ME-30 Cushman St. Fire in a 1st floor apartment in a 2.5 story apartment building, possibly started by an electric blanket in the bedroom.

01521)11:15 AM-BOAT FIRE-Rockland, ME-79 Mechanic St at Rockland Marine. Fire in the hull of a 110' Fishing Trawler that was tied up to the dock. M/A from Thomaston with 1 Engine for station coverage.

01520)06:00 AM-2nd.AL-Plaistow, NH-69 Sweet Hill Rd. Large 2.5 story house fully involved, 2 minor injuries (1 firefighter) were treated and released. M/A responded from Atkinson, Hampstead, Kingston, Newton and Sandown.

01519)01:23 AM-MVA-Durham, NH-Route 4 near W.Arthur Grant Cir. 2 vans struck head-on with entrapment, jaws used for extrication. 1 10-45 code 2 & 2 10-45 code 3's were transported to the hospital.


Tuesday, December 2, 2003

01518)7:50 PM-2nd.AL-Thornton, NH-13 Snowwood Dr. A large 3-story house, heavy fire showing on arrival. M/A from Plymouth, Rumney, Ashland, Waterville Valley, Meredith, New Hampton and Bristol responded with tankers

01517)6:50 PM-W/F-Holderness, NH-Route 3 near the Bethel Woods Campground. A mobile home fully involved, M/A responded from Meredith, Center Harbor and Ashland.

01516)10:15 AM-MVA-Northfield, NH-State Route 132. Car went off road into some trees, one tree fell on the vehicle crushing the car. 1 female was a fatality, another occupant was transported with serious injuries.

01515)09:37 AM-MVA-Goshen, NH-Lear Hill Rd. Car lost control and went head on into a tree, female driver went partially through the windshield, 10-45 code 2++ injury. (Update** She died on 12/14/03 at the hospital.)

01514)04:45 AM-W/F-Clinton, ME-Battle Ridge Rd. A house fire, well involved on arrival, several surrounding towns responded M/A. An elderly couple were transported for smoke inhalation, 1 FF transported with an injured wrist.

01513)02:20 AM-MVA-Waite, ME-Route 1. Vehicle lost control and rolled over several times, ejecting one occupant, then the vehicle caught fire. 1 fatality and 2 others transported. SP is investigating.

01512)12:30 AM-W/F-Ashland, NH-11 Washington St. A house fire, 11 y/o boy transported with smoke inhalation. M/A responded from Plymouth, Holderness, New Hampton, Bridgewater and Campton-Thornton.


Monday, December 1, 2003

01511)7:50 PM-MVA-Middleton, NH-Route 153. With entrapment, Milton FD responded with extrication tools.

01510)6:30 PM-W/F-Albion, ME-A house fire, became fully involved and was destroyed. M/A responded from China, Freedom, & Unity.

01509)5:30 PM-MVA-Warner, NH-Route 103 by I-89 overpass. pickup truck vs a station wagon, 2 sets of jaws used for extrication. 1 fatality on scene, 2nd subject was transported to a Concord hospital where he died.

01508)11:41 AM-W/F-Winthrop, ME-230 Main St. Fire in a 3-story apartment building, heavy damage to 4 rear units, but FF's on scene stopped it from spreading to front. M/A responded from Augusta, Manchester and Monmouth.



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