2010 Maine & New Hampshire Public Safety Log


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JULY 2010


7/30 08:00 Randolph, ME – 103 Barber Road, hay barn. Mutual aid form Pittston, West Bardiner and Chelsea.

7/30 05:00 Ossipee, NH – 2 Alarm - Karen’s thrift Shop, Route 16-B, 3 apartments above retail shops. Fire contained to one shop with smoke damage throughout. Mutual aid from Center Ossipee, Ossipee Corner, West Ossipee, Tuftonborough, wolfeborough, Freedom, Effingham and Tamworth.

7/29 13:45 Ossipee, NH – Chickville Rd, house fire. One story ranch, fire showing on arrival. Contained to room of origin with extensive heat and smoke damage. One civilian rescued from basement.

7/27 14:10 Sanford, ME – 19 Bodwell, structure fire, 2 ½ WF connected to a church. Mutual aid to scene: Alfred, Lebanon, Cover: Kennebunk to Central, Alfred to Springvale, Wells to S. Sanford. Waterboro to Alfred to cover.

7/27 00:45 Poland, ME – Harris Hill Road structure fire, well involved upon arrival, destroyed. A related criminal investigation is in process.

7/26 17:00 Milford, NH – 5 Alarm – Brush fire a half mile into the woods in steep terrain, along Summer Street. Some residents self evacuated due to smoke. 80 FFs from about 12 surrounding towns involved.

7/22 19:45 Lancaster, NH Sand Street, structure fire, tow story wood, heavy smoke on arrival. Mutual aid from Jefferson, Whitefield, Lunenburg, Groveton and Littleton.

7/22 18:45 Dalton, NH – 184 Dalton Rd, Fully Involved structure. Mutual aid Whitefield, Lancaster and Lunenburg.

7/20 17:00 New London, NH – Bunker road, seasonal home destroyed.

7/20 03:00 Albany, NH – Great Oaks Trailer Park, abandoned mobile home fully engulfed on arrival. Conway FD responded.

7/20 00:05 Lancaster, NH – Portland St, Joshua’s Grille,restaurant with two attached apartments, basement fire with smoke damage to the restaurant.

7/19 03:15 North Anson, ME – Mattingly Products. Mutual aid from 8 towns.

7/19 Mechanic Falls, ME – Loose Caboose Restaurant, external fire extended into the restaurant causing significant damage. 50 firefighters from 9 towns responded. A volunteer FF has been charged with arson.

7/17 15:30 South Portland, ME – Western Ave, small plane crash. It was a small trainer type aircraft and had just taken off from Portland International Jetport. Two fatalities.

7/16 19:30 Newfields, NH – Horse barn destroyed by fire, apparently started by a lightning strike. Mutual aid to the scene from Exeter, Newmarket, Stratham, Kensington, and Epping, Greenland and Lee to cover.

7/16 12:51 Gardiner, ME – 93 Highland Street, six unit apartment, fire contained to one apartment with minor smoke damage to another.

7/15 01:15 Turner, ME – 2 Alarm - 32 Fern St, home destroyed by fire, water supply an issue.

7/12 Raymond, NH – Morrison Road and Cyrus Court extending into Chester, large brush fire over multiple days.

7/10 Morning franklin, NH – 2 Alarm – Central Street, Bill Hamel Car Care, auto body shop. Mutual aid from surrounding towns.

7/9 16:00 Brooks, ME – sawmill and slab pile fire with expose to a home. The home was successfully protected. Mutual aid from 10 surrounding towns.

7/8 15:19 Wells, ME – Valley Road, double wide mobile home. Well involved upon arrival. Mutual aid N. Berwick, Sanford, Ogunquit, Kennebunk to scene, Kennebunkport to cover corner station.

7/7 Gilmanton, NH – 4 Alarm – 140 Hatch Road, barn storing antique cars and motorcycles was fully involved on arrival and was destroyed. Extensive mutual aid. House exposure was protected. Four firefighters suffered heat exhaustion, with tow transported to a hospital.

7/6 05:00 Hallowell, ME – Second Street, 10 unit apartment building heavily damaged. Mutual aid from Gardiner and Augusta.

7/6 Exeter, NH – 18 Continental Drive, brush fire off road into woods. A dozen communities called to the fire.

7/6 Afternoon – Alton, NH – Significant brush fire on Mount Major. Crews used helicopters rather than fight on foot due to heat and terrain. Efforts continued early Wed to get ahead of the heat. Many towns mutual aid, including the NH Forest Service and York, ME rehab unit.

7/4 22:00 Portland, ME – Pyrotechnics trailer burst into flames following the fireworks show. Crown evacuation was key, then fought at a distance for FF safety.

7/4 16:00 Beverly, MA – 5 Alarm - 5 Mill St. two “3 deckers” fully involved

7/3 16:00 York, ME – The Meat House restaurant, Route 1. 3 people were injured by the explosion of a butane cooker.

7/3 02:34 Auburn, ME – 145 Hampshire Street, a repeat fire in a vacant structure.

7/3 Early AM Springfield, NH – Twin Lakes Village resort historic vacation home destroyed.

72/ 17:30 Plymouth, ME – Ward Hill Road, barn fire. Six fire departments fought the blaze for five hours. House exposure WAS protected.

7/2 16:15 Kittery, ME – Portsmouth Naval Shipyard – Employees evacuated for a small fire in an employee break shelter near Berth 12.

7/2 03:00 Brattleboro, VT – 3 Alarm – 28 Spring Tree Road, Marina Restaurant. Keene, NH mutual Aid.

7/2 03:00 Yarmouth, ME – Cousins Island, dock destroyed by fire of unknown cause.

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