JULY 2003


Thursday, July 31, 2003

01112)01:30 AM-W/F-Fairfield, ME-24 Burrill St. Fire gutted a 2-story wood frame house, a firefighter rescued a male occupant from the roof with a ladder which was then burned in half by a fallen power line. M/A from Waterville responded


Wednesday, July 30, 2003

01111)4:15 PM-W/F-Old Orchard Beach, ME-18 Imperial St @ the McNeil Motel. 2-story 25X75 wood frame motel, fire started from a ceiling fan on the second floor and extended into ceiling and attic. M/A responded from Scarborough and Saco FD's


Tuesday, July 29, 2003

01110)08:00 AM-W/F-Belgrade, ME-Off Dunn Rd. A 2-story house under construction, passerby spotted the fire, causing a quick response and minimizing the damage to the structure. The fire is believed to be arson at this time. Investigators from the Fire Marshal's Office responded

01109)07:20 AM-W/F-Kittery, ME-38 South Eliot Rd. 1 room fire in a 3 story apartment building, started by a candle. Fire quickly extinguished by Kittery FD, 1 cat died in the fire

01108)02:00 AM-MVA-Limestone, ME-Intersection of Route 89 and West Gate Rd. Car struck an enbankment, 1 fatality. State Police are investigating the 1-car accident.


Monday, July 28, 2003

01107)9:30 PM-MVA-Gardiner, ME-West St by the Old Brunswick Rd. 2 cars involved, 1 fatality and 1 10-45 code 2 taken by helo to CMMC in Lewiston. Occupant of 2nd car was transported to an Augusta hospital. SP is investigating the accident

01106)5:00 PM-MVA-Cumberland, ME-Goose Pond Rd. Car struck a pedestrian, 1 female transported to MMC where she died, PD and SP units investigating

01105)4:30 PM-MVA-Stockholm, ME-Route 161. Car off road into tree and exploded, 2 fatalities, investigation by ME SP

01104)AFTERNOON-W/F-Northfield, ME-30 MPH winds spread a 2-acre fire along the Machias River destroying a hunting/fishing camp. ME forestry responded to the blaze.


Sunday, July 27, 2003

01103)PM-MVA-Appleton, ME-Sennebec Rd. Car ran off road and struck a tree, 1 fatality on scene. SP is investigating

01102)4:30 PM-W/F-Brunswick, ME-4 Free Dr. A mobile home fire

01101)4:30 PM-MVA-TOWNSHIP 16 RANGE 4, ME-Route 161. 1 car, reported to be operating at an excessive speed, lost control on a curve and struck a tree. The vehicle then exploded into flames, was F/I on arrival of SP unit. 2 fatalities on scene, Stockholm FD responded.

01100)3:33 PM-ATV Accident-Lempster, NH-Serious injury accident at The Jolly Roger Motorcycle Race Track. DHART helo responded to the scene

01099)10:15 AM-2nd.AL-Chester, NH-617 Haverhill Rd. A building fire, M/A responded to the fire and for coverage


Saturday, July 26, 2003

01098)8:00 PM-MVA-Berwick, ME-Route 236 near Oak Ridge Ln. 2 motorcycles and a pickup involved, 1 fatality on scene and 3 subjects transported with serious injuries. ME SP is investigating


Friday, July 25, 2003

01097)11:15 PM-ATV Accident-Dexter, ME-Railroad Ave. ATV operator lost control and rolled over, 1 fatality. Dexter PD, State Police, and ME Warden Service investigating the accident

01096)8:32 PM-W/F-Newport, NH-Cutts Rd. A mobile home fire, M/A from Sunapee and Claremont to the scene. Goshen for coverage

01095)7:02 PM-W/F-Falmouth, ME-47 Babbidge Rd. A 1-story house fire, heavy smoke showing on arrival, M/A from Cumberland, Windham, Gray, & Gorham for water supply

01094)5:50 PM-W/F-Biddeford, ME-119 West St. @ "West Street Motors". 2 rows of 70+ cars on fire in junk yard, M/A Saco with 1 engine

01093)4:35 PM-MVA-Rochester, NH-Route 25 in front of the Country Brook Apartments entrance in Gonic. Car vs a dump truck, 2 persons in the car injured, 1 was trapped in the car, extrication tools used. State EPS called in for 60 gal. diesel spill cleanup


Thursday, July 24, 2003

01092)4:25 PM-2nd.AL-Greenville, NH-54 Main St. A structure fire, M/A from several towns responded

01091)11:00 AM-W/F-Newport, NH-500 East Mountain Rd. House fire, M/A from Sunapee and Goshen. Quick knock Down, heavy smoke damage

01090)08:15 AM-W/F-Newington, NH-25 Nimble Hill Rd. @ Thermo Electron Corporation, a commercial building. Heavy smoke forced the evacuation of the company, a small fire was quickly knocked down. M/A from Dover, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, and the Air National Guard responded

01089)02:00 AM-2nd.AL-Gorham, ME-Off Route 202 near the Windham line. A house fire, heavy fire showing on arrival, M/A responded


Wednesday, July 23, 2003

01088)AM-MVA-Sidney, ME-I-95. Car struck a horse in roadway, male operator was a fatality. SP responded for reconstruction

01087)02:00 AM-MVA-Claremont, NH-Winter street at Thrasher Rd. Car vs tree, 2 fatalities. 3rd patient in ICU at Valley Regional Hospital in Claremont, has been charged with negligent homicide


Tuesday, July 22, 2003

01086)07:35 AM-MVA-Whitefield, ME-Route 17. A mini-van struck a box truck, 1 fatality. ME SP investigating

01085)06:00 AM-W/F-Stratford, NH-Route 3. Garage fire extended to house, several towns responded M/A


Monday, July 21, 2003

01084)09:40 AM-W/F-Milford, NH-141 Mason St. Fire in a camper trailer extended to a shed, both well involved on arrival

01083)08:35 AM-W/F-North Walpole, NH-Route 12 @ Lentex. Fire in duct work, M/A responded to scene and coverage

01082)07:30 AM-MVA-Yarmouth, ME-I-95 southbound area of exit 16. 5-car accident with entrapment and serious injuries, M/A from Cumberland responded with the jaws

01081)07:05 AM-3rd.AL-Kingston, NH-6 North St. Structure fire, several towns responded M/A to scene and for cover


Sunday, July 20, 2003

01080)9:05 PM-MVA-Pembroke, NH-Route 3 near Route 16. With entrapment, jaws used, M/A responded from Concord

01079)3:30 PM-MVA-Gray, ME-Dutton Hill Rd. Motorcycle accident with 1 10-45 code 2+

01078)3:00 PM-W/F-Naples, ME-Vicky Ln (Fire Lane 163) off State Park Rd. shed fully involved extended to woods, M/A from Casco responded

01077)07:25 AM-MVA-Leeds, ME-North Rd. Pickup truck rolled over, subject ejected, 1 10-45 code 2+ with multiple trauma, SP reconstructed scene

01076)04:00 AM-MVA-North Conway, NH-area of 284 Beechnut Dr. Car went off road, rolled over against a tree, w/entrapment, 1 fatality (passenger). North Conway Fire responded with the jaws, N Conway Ambulance w/2 units, Conway Fire responded with a Medic Mutual Aid


Saturday, July 19, 2003

01075)AM-MVA-Warner, NH-I-89. Pickup off road into a tree, 1 fatality, NH SP investigating

01074)09:45 PM-2nd.AL-Portland, ME-134 Grant St. 3-story 6 unit apartment building, fire on 2nd and 3rd floors extended in from porch fire, Red Cross called in to help with 16 persons displaced by the fire

01073)01:09 AM-W/F-Somersworth, NH-Stackpole Road. Abandoned 1.5 story house set off in the woods, reported fully involved upon arrival. Difficulty getting to the scene due to access road being blocked. Berwick ME F.D. responded for station coverage


Friday, July 18, 2003

01072)11:50 PM-MVA-Sidney, ME-I-95. Car struck a pickup and rolled over, ejecting the operator. 2 10-45 code 2's, one was transported by helo to CMMC in Lewiston.

01071)10:00 PM-W/F-Dover, NH-Second St. Fire in an apartment building contained to one apartment, male civilian transported with burns and smoke inhalation

01070)8:00 PM-MVA-Bowdoinham, ME-Litchfield Rd. Single vehicle involved, 1 fatality, Sagadahoc Cnty SO is investigating the accident


Thursday, July 17, 2003

01069)6:40 PM-MVA-Conway, NH-Rte.112 Motorcycle accident with 2 10-45 code 2's. 1 with bilateral femur fractures and broken pelvis. DHART helo called to the scene other patient transported to Memorial hosp. by Conway Rescue

01068)11:25 AM-W/F-Laconia, NH-22 Cleveland St. 3-story 8-unit apartment building, fire 2nd floor with extension to 3rd floor, M/A responded


Wednesday, July 16, 2003

01067)10:45 AM-3rd.AL-Bristol, NH-450 Pleasant St. Fire in the tumbler room at "Technical Elastomers and Components" (TEC). All employees were evacuated with no injuries, the Central NH Haz/Mat Team responded along with M/A from Bridgewater, Ashland, Meredith, Hebron, Alexandria and Hill.


Tuesday, July 15, 2003

01066)9:05 PM-W/F-Durham, ME-507 Newell Brook Rd. A structure fire, M/A to scene and for coverage

01065)6:45 PM-MVA-Holderness, NH-Route 175. Accident with multiple patients, 3 10-45 code 3's & 2 10-45 code 2's, requested Dhart helo for transport

01064)1:00 PM-5th.AL-Loudon, NH-409 Loudon Ridge Rd. 2 large barns (a 30 X 120 and a 40 X 70), became fully involved, both were filled with bales of hay, (a house attached by an alcove was saved when the owner smashed the alcove out with a piece of heavy equipment), M/A responded from from nearly all of Lakes Region and several towns in Concord region, approx 28 towns.

01063)9:55 AM-W/F-Monmouth, ME-Academy St. across from Cottrell School. Mobile home fire, M/A from Wales, Leeds, Greene and Winthrop, 1 person transported with some burns & smoke inhalation


Monday, July 14, 2003

01062)9:45 PM-MVA-Gilford, NH-Oxbow Ln. Vehicle with entrapment, jaws used

01061)11:00 AM-HAZ/MAT-Portland, ME-Nancy's Shellfish on Holyoke Wharf off Commercial St. Eleven employees transported to MMC & Mercy Hospital for possible carbon monoxide poisoning, 2 patients transferred to St. Mary's Hospital.

01060)3:15 AM-W/F-Moultonboro, NH-Winaukee Rd @ "Camp Winaukee". A trailer fully involved extended to woods.


Sunday, July 13, 2003

01059)9:00 PM-MVA-Corinna, ME-Exeter Rd. & Tibbetts Rd. Motorcycle accident, 1 fatality. Penobscot County SO is investigating.

01058)5:45 PM-MVA-Cumberland, ME-Skillins Rd @ Route 26. 1 vehicle with entrapmant, jaws used, M/A from Gray

01057)7:30 AM-MVA-East Derry, NH-Route 111 at Island Pond Rd. Jaws used to extricate 1 10-45 code 2, medflight responded for transport

01056)2:45 AM-W/F-Fayette, ME-Baldwin Hill Rd. A house fire, fully involved on arrival, extended to nearby camper trailer. 1 injury with minor burns, M/A responded from Manchester, Mount Vernon, Readfield, Vienna and Wayne. A female relative has been arrested for arson.


Saturday, July 12, 2003

01055)11:45 PM-MVA-Hollis, ME-Muddy Brook Rd @ Route 202. 2 vehicles involved with entrapment, jaws used for extrication of 2 patients

01054)2:15 PM-MVA-Township 24 (Washington Cnty), ME-Route 9, 2 vehicles head-on with 1 subject ejected. 2 fatalities (1 was a Kennebunk Police Officer), also 1 10-45 code 2 & 4 10-45 code 3's including 2 children. SP is investigating the accident

01053)1:15 PM-MVA-Carthage, ME-Route 142. 2 vehicles involved with serious injuries, lifeflight responded for transport


Friday, July 11, 2003

01052)8:00 PM-MVA-Etna, ME-I-95. Vehicle rolled over into median, 1 fatality & 1 subject transported to hospital, SP investigating, possible cause was a medical problem

01051)5:00 PM-W/F-Winchester, NH-Warwick Rd opposite Applewood Health Center. A mobile home with fire through the roof

01050)2:45 AM-W/F-Houlton, ME-42 High St. A 3-story apartment building, heavy smoke showing on arrival from eves, 3 FF's treated at scene for minor injuries. M/A from Hodgdon responded, FF's on scene for 5 hours


Thursday, July 10, 2003

01049)6:30 PM-ULTRALIGHT PLANE CRASH-Rumford, ME-Hall Hill Rd. 2 persons were killed when thier ultralight plane crashed into a tree, FD & PD responded

01048)4:05 PM-HAZ/MAT-Rochester, NH-Gonic Section, area of 46 Main St. High-Pressure gas line ruptured by an excavater, area was evacuated and closed off to traffic, Northern Utilities responded and shut off gas. Residents returned about 5:45 PM.

01047)10:30 AM-MVA-Newport, NH-Bascom Rd. Vehicle vs pole with wires down & entrapment, extrication required


Wednesday, July 9, 2003

01046)2:45 PM-MVA-Orient, ME-Route 1. Car went off road and crashed into trees, 1 fatality and 1 subject transported with unknown injuries. Sheriff's office is investigating


Tuesday, July 8, 2003

01045)9:00 PM-MVA-Poland, ME-Route 26. Man on a motorcycle struck a moose going about 65 mph, male operator was fatality on scene, female following on 2nd motorcycle went down and was treated for minor injuries. The moose was deceased at location also, SP investigated the accident

01044)3:30 PM-MVA-Anson, ME-Route 1. Pickup head-on with a van with entrapment, extrication equipment used, 2 10-45 code 2's transported


Monday, July 7, 2003

01043)5:00 PM-HAZ/MAT-Biddeford, ME-Route 111 at the rear of Taylor Rental. Natural gas line ruptured, evacuated area buildings and closed roads in area

01042)2:30 PM-EXPLOSION-Pownal, ME-198 Chadsey Rd. Male using torch to repair a car gas tank was severely injured in a resulting explosion, he was transported to nearby school and flown by lifeflight to a Boston hospital

01041)04:00 AM-W/F-Glenburn, ME-Phillips Rd. Mobile home well involved on arrival, 1 fatality - State Fire Marshal responded to investigate


Sunday, July 6, 2003

01040)9:28 PM-W/F-Canaan, ME-Route 2 "Canaan Superette", a commercial market, heavy fire through the roof, M/A responded from Skowhegan, Pittsfield, Hartland, St. Albans, Clinton, Cornville, Madison and East Madison

01039)6:40 PM-MVA-Sanbornton, NH-Route 132 near Hermit Rd. Motorcycle left road and struck a tree, 1 fatality - PD reconstruction responded

01038)2:45 PM-MVA-Lyndeboro, NH-Forest St. Car struck a tree with entrapment, lifeflight responded for transport of 1 10-45 code 2

01037)2:30 PM-2nd.AL-Danbury, NH-Ledges off of Route 4. 2-acre brush fire in isolated location, M/A responded from Bridgewater, Hill, East Andover, Bristol, and Grafton


Saturday, July 5, 2003

01036)7:30 PM-MVA-Old Orchard Beach, ME-Ross Rd near #143. vehicle struck a tree, 1 fatality, 2nd subject transported to MMC, scene reconstructed by PD

01035)2:40 PM-MVA-Thomaston, ME-Main St & Fish St. Car vs Motorcycle accident with (2) injuries. M/A from Rockland assisted

01034)1:45 PM-W/F-Plymouth, NH-543 Daniel Webster Hwy. 2-story house, fire showing from 2nd floor on arrival, M/A responded from Ashland, Holderness, New Hampton, Campton-Thorton, and Rumney

01033)12:08 PM-MVA-Cushing, ME-553 River Rd. Car into a tree (1) pt unresponsive transported via lifeflight to EMMC.(2) others injured- M/A from Thomaston, Friendship and Rockland with the Jaws *Update 7/11/03, Female injured in crash died at Eastern Maine Medical Center


Friday, July 4, 2003

01032)11:02 PM-2nd.AL-Sunapee, NH-Sunapee Heights. Garage Fully involved extended to attached house, M/A from Newport, Newbury, New London, Goshen, and Springfield

01031)2:00 PM-MVA-Harrington, ME-Route 1A. Vehicle rolled over with person ejected, 1 fatality, scene reconstructed by SP

01030)09:00 AM-W/F-Perry, ME-Golden Rd. Single story house well involved extended into the woods, M/A responded from Pleasant Point, Robbinston, Charlotte, Eastport, Dennysville and Pembroke


Thursday, July 3, 2003

01029)6:52 PM-W/F-Searsport, ME-Campground Rd. Barn fully involved near a house, FF's from Belfast responded M/A and helped to save the house

01028)4:40 PM-W/F-Bremen, ME-Off Medomak Rd. A structure fully involved with exposure of propane tanks, M/A responded

01027)01:55 AM-W/F-Waterford, ME-Route 118. A house fire, a barking dog, Holly, awakened its' owners who got out by a ladder on the side of the house, but the dog was killed in the fire


Wednesday, July 2, 2003

01026)8:42 PM-2nd.AL-Exeter, NH-53 Westside Dr. Basement fire extended to upper floors in a 2-story cape, M/A responded from Stratham, North Hampton, Hampton, Newfields, Kensington, Brentwood, Kingston, Portsmouth, Amesbury, Mass., and Durham

01025)7:50 PM-3rd.AL-Thomaston, ME-13 Dunbar St. House fire, heavy fire showing on arrival, M/A responded from several towns

01024)7:00 PM-W/F-Winslow, ME-Cushman Rd. a 2-story cape, heavy fire showing, M/A responded from Waterville & Vassalboro

01023)6:10 PM-W/F-Sabattus, ME-61 Depot St. Structure fire, M/A responded from Wales, Lisbon, & Lewiston


Tuesday, July 1, 2003

01022)11:00 PM-2nd.AL-Greenland, NH-731 post Rd. A large barn attached to a 250 year old house, ff's kept the fire from extending into the house, M/A responded from Portsmouth, Rye, Durham, Newfields, Stratham, North Hampton, Hampton Falls, Newington, Pease and the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

01021)01:00 AM-W/F-Dresden, ME-East Pittston Rd. Garage fire fully involved and collapsed on arrival, M/A responded from Arrowsic, Pittston, Richmond, Wiscasset and Woolwich



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