JULY 1998 FIRES


7/31/98

5:30pm MVA-Palmyra,ME-Rt.100 at Deadman's Curve-Motorcycle lost control and crashed into the woods-(1)Fatality

5:15pm W/F-Mechanic Falls,ME-32 Dunlap ST-Mobile Home fire

MVA-Saco,ME-Exit 5 area of the Maine Turnpike-Motorcycle flipped-(1)Fatality

12:14pm MVA-Wakefield,NH-Rt.16 & Pine River Pond Rd.-Multi cars, Rollover with entrapment-Jaws at work-M/A from Ossipee Corner & West Ossipee FD-(1)Fatality at the scene

5:15am W/F-Waterville,ME-Highland Ave at the Waterville High School-Fire on the roof-This fire smouldered for many hours before breaking out-M/A from Fairfield & Winslow FD's

7/30/98

3:34pm 2nd.AL-Waterville,ME-College Ave-"The Chinet Co"-Fire in the ductwork-M/A to the fire

7/29/98

12:45pm W/F-Rochester,NH-7 Mill St in East Rochester-2.5 story occupied apartment building-Quick knockdown & request for EMS to the scene

8:30am 3rd.AL-Lewiston,ME-422 Pleasant St-25x40 1 story wdfr house w/attached 20x25 garage-Heavy fire conditions

3:00am W/F-Garland,ME-No Location Given-House fully involved-M/A from Dexter & Dover-Foxcroft FD's

7/28/98

8:40pm MVA-Clifton,ME-Rebel Hill Rd-Car on fire-Persons Trapped-(4)Victims injured

5:55pm MVA-Harpswel,ME-Rt.123 by the High Head Rd-Car into a Pole with wires down-Serious injury-M/A Paramedic from Brunswick FD

11:11am W/F-Troy,NH-35 Central Square-Apartment building fire-Fire on the 2nd floor-(1)Infant removed with burns

6:36am W/F-Corinth,ME-Rt.15-2.5 story farmhouse fully involved-Extensive Mutual Aid

12:20am W/F-North Conway,NH-112 Mechanic St-"Napa Auto Parts"-2 story commercial building with heavy fire-M/A from Conway & Redstone FD's

7/27/98

7:57pm W/F-Carmel,ME-3445 Cook Rd-House fire-M/A to the fire

11:52am MVA-Conway,NH-Rt.112-Motorcycle MVA-(1)Fatality

8:45am W/F-Keene,NH-Butterfield Hall at Keene State College

7/26/98

9:05pm MVA-Oxford,ME-Rt.26-Multiple cars with a car on fire-M/A rescues to the scene

8:04pm W/F-Lewiston,ME-184 Bartlett St-Fire on 4th floor of a 4 story apartment building

6:14am 3rd.AL-Keene,NH-High & Court St-2.5 story wdfr house-Heavuy fire on arrival-M/A to the fire

1:02am MVA-Monmouth,ME-Rt.135-Rollover-(1)Fatality

7/25/98

11:45pm W/F+-Anson,ME-Hilton Hill Rd-House & Garage heavily involved-Extensive M/A to the fire

11:43pm 2nd.AL-Waterville,ME-86 Pleasant St-2 story house fully involved

5:03pm MVA-York,ME-130 York St-Car into a tree-Result of driver having a heart attack-CPR in Progress

4:49pm MVA-Naples,ME-Wiley Rd near Adams Garage-CPR in Progress

2:25pm 2nd.AL-Concord,NH-Pleasant St at the N.H.State Hospital-Fire in the APS Unit on floor 2

11:45am W/F-Standish,ME-Pine Grove Drive-Mobile Home fully involved-M/A to the fire

11:40am MVA-Londonderry,NH-Rt.128 & Barkis Rd-(7)injured,(4)Ambulances working at the rollover accident

8:06am W/F-Saco,ME-Rt.1 at Cascade Driving Range-1 story 15 x 30 storage shed fully involved

7:30am MVA-Mt.Vernon,ME-Seavey Corner Rd-Rollover-Jaws working

5:05am MVA-Clinton,ME-Mutton Lane Rd.-Rollover-(1)Fatality-Jaws operating

4:20am MVA-Sabattus,ME-Maine Turnpike-Car VS Moose-(1)Fatality,(1)Seriously injured

7/24/98

9:41pm MVA-Concord,NH-96 Carter Hill Rd-Jaws working

6:59pm W/F-Andover,NH-Switch Rd at Blueberry Lane-Mobile Home fire-M/A to the fire

1:04pm W/F-Manchester,NH-Monadnock Lane & Lincoln St-2 story garage with heavy fire on both floors

12:00pm Small Plane Crash-Newport,NH-end of the Newport-Parlin Airfield-(4)Minor injuries

9:34am MVA-North Berwick,ME-Rt.9 near Pratt & Whitney plant-Jaws & ALS M/A from Wells FD

7/23/98

5:30pm MVA-Alton,NH-Rt.28 near the Wolfeboro line-Jaws operating

4:35pm W/F-Oxford,ME-Rt.26 at National Wood Products-Building fire-M/A from Norway, Otisfield and Mechanic Falls FD's

4:05pm W/F-Claremont,NH-River Rd-Fire in the cellar of an occupied house-M/A from Cornish FD

3:16pm MVA-Sanbornton,NH-I-93 SB near Mile 64-(2) Sets of Jaws operating

1:14pm MVA-Rindge,NH-Rt.119 at White's Sugar House-Jaws operating

10:45am W/F-Deerfield,NH-12 Cotton Rd-Garage fire-M/A to the fire

8:30am Small Plane Crash-Newburgh,ME-Minor injuries to the pilot

8:30am MVA-Scarborough,ME-Rt.1 & Pleasant Hill Rd-Tractor Trailer Acccident with a Hazardous Materials Spill

7/22/98

11:41pm 2nd.Hopkinton,NH-277 Gage Hill Rd-Garage fully involved attached to the house-M/A to the fire

8:10pm 3rd.AL-Freeport,ME-Coffin Pond Rd-Garage fully involved with extension to the house-M/A to the fire

6:22pm MVA-York,ME-Rt.1 at the Lobster Barn Restaurant-Jaws operating

6:20pm MVA-Auburn,ME-Washington St & Kitty Hawk Ave-Tractor Trailer VS Car-(1)Fatality

3:55pm 2nd.AL-Falmouth,ME-191 Foreside Rd-Propane Tank fire with exposure problems

1:34pm MVA-Augusta,ME-Rt.3 & Lamson Rd-3 cars involved, Jaws operating-(2)Fatalities

12:13pm MVA-Dixmont,ME-Rt.7 & Rt.9-Tractor Trailer into a house-Jaws from Unity FD to the scene-(1)Fatality to the occupant of the house

11:54am MVA-Whitefield,NH-near 20 Union St-Jaws operating

10:50am MVA-Bingham,ME-Rt.16 near Rt.201-Logging Truck VS Car-(1)Fatality-(Driver of the truck), Jaws operating, (2)Seriously injured

7/21/98

5:20pm MVA-Fairfield,ME-Rt.95 near Exit 35-Rollover-Jaws operating

3:41pm MVA-Marlborough,NH-9 South Main St-Rollover-(2)Trapped,Jaws operating

3:40pm MVA-Sandy River Plantation,ME-Rt.4-Rollover,with ejection-(1)Fatality-Rangely Fire Department assisted at the scene

7/20/98

10:44pm MVA-Ellsworth,ME-Rt.180 about 1 mile past Graham Lake Dam-Jaws operating

8:17pm W/F-Cornish,NH-Rt.120-Commercial Building fire

7:53pm W/F-Rochester,NH-24 Village at Riverside Mobile Home Park-Mobile Home fire

2:00pm W/F-Windham,ME-Rt.302 at the "TCBY Store"-Fire on 2nd floor-

1:37pm 3rd.AL-Somersworth,NH-7 Tri City Rd at Sunnyhurst Apartments-Fire in 1 apartment on 3rd floor of a 3 story Garden Style Apartment Building-Co's made an excellent stop on this fire!

10:19am MVA-Manchester,NH-Johnson & Mammoth Rd-Jaws operating

7/19/98

8:45pm Seaplane Crash-Somesville,ME-near Somes Pond-No Injuries

7:45pm W/F-Nashua,NH-168 Amherst St-Fire in an Auto Body Shop

7:00pm MVA-Augusta,ME-Western Ave & Woodside Dr-(3)cars involved-(1)Fatality

6:59pm 2nd.AL-Concord,NH-15 Dakin St-2.5 story wdfr occupied building-Fire on 2nd floor

6:49pm Plane Crash-Owl's Head,ME-Rt.1 at the Knox County Airport-Plane burned, Minor injury

2:12pm W/F-Chesterfield,NH-Chesterfield Rd-Mobile Home fire

1:37pm MVA-Shelburne,NH-Rt.2-(1)Victim trapped-Jaws from Gorham FD to the scene

12:50pm 3rd.AL-Eliot,ME-Brixham Rd at Bartlett Farm's-Large compost pile fire with exposure to a barn-M/A tankers & 4" hose from York,Kittery Point,Kittery,South Berwick,Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and Rollinsford FD's

1:48am MVA-West Ossipee,NH-Rt.41 near Pine Tree Power Plant-Truck into the woods-Jaws operating-M/A from Tamworth FD

7/18/98

11:43pm MVA-Casco,ME-Mayberry Hill Rd-(5)Injured people,Jaws-M/A rescues from Oxford,Naples and Raymond FD's to the scene

3:37pm MVA-Sanford,ME-Rt.202 near the Lebanon town line-Jaws operating

2:45pm W/F-Dover-Foxcroft,ME-Main St at Moosehead Mfg.Co.Fire in Sawdust bins-M/A from Sangerville & Guilford FD's

2:14pm W/F++-Farmington,ME-Rt.4-Manufacturing & Technical Enterprises-1 story commercial building with heavy fire-9 towns mutual aid to the fire

2:10pm MVA-Deerfield/Northwood,NH town line-Rt.43-Jaws operating-M/A rescues from Nottingham and Epsom FD's

9:26am MVA-Chesterfield,NH-Zuverinio Rd-Rollover with entrapment-Jaws operating

4:45am W/F-Limington,ME-Hemlock Lane-House fire-M/A to the fire

1:37am W/F-Northfield,NH-Cottage St-2 story house fire

1:16am MVA-Fairfield,ME-Martin Stream Rd-Jaws operating-(1)Fatality

7/17/98

10:45pm W/F-Manchester,NH-211 Hall St-Fire in the 2nd floor & attic walls of a 2.5 story occupied apartment building

6:10pm 2nd.AL-Lewiston,ME-101 Birch St-4 story apartment building well involved-M/A to the fire

4:13pm MVA-Bowdoin,ME-Rt.201 & 125-Jaws operating

3:22am 4th.AL-Nelson,NH-Old Rt.9 near Granite Lake-Barn & House well involved-Extensive Mutual Aid to the fire

2:32am MVA-Lewiston,ME-Ash & Sabattus St-Motorcycle into a House-(1)Fatality

7/16/98

9:28pm W/F-Boothbay Harbor,ME-Commercial St-1 Room fire in a hotel-(1)Fatality

2:27pm MVA-Turner,ME-Rt.4-(1)Fatality>

5:15am W/F-Winslow,ME-South Reynolds Rd-2 story Cape style House fire-All 3 fires in Winslow were set by a disgruntled family member-he is now in custody

5:15am W/F-Winslow,ME-Palmer Rd-2 story house fire

5:12am 2nd.AL-Winslow,ME-Reynolds Rd-Garage fully involved-M/A to the fire

7/15/98

8:30pm MVA-Casco,ME-Rt.11 by Old Memorial School-(3)cars involved-(1)1045c2++,(3)other less serious injuries

6:54pm MVA-Bangor,ME-Rt.393-Motorcycle through guardrail-(1)Fatality

5:37pm 2nd.AL+-Kensington,NH-48 Stumpfield Rd-35x50 2.5 story barn fully involved-Fire also spread to a 1 story cinder block 30x70 attached building-Extensive mutual aid for tankers-S/C multiple ambulances for Firefighters suffering from hear exhaustion due to extreme humidity & high temperatures

5:35pm MVA-Fitzwilliam,NH-Rt.119 West-(2)Sets of Jaws operating

5:34pm MVA-Tamworth,Nh-Rt.16-Jaws operating

12:56pm MVA-Winchester,NH-Rt.10 at Manning Hill-Rollover into a brook with person trapped

9:00am W/F-Buxton,ME-#65 Rt.112-House fire-Heavy smoke on arrival-M/A from Hollis FD to the fire

8:58am W/F+-Dexter,ME-Charleston Rd-House fire-M/A from Corinna, Garland, Exeter, Newport, Dover-Foxcroft and Charleston FD's

4:45am 2nd.AL-Manchester,NH-330 Lowell St-Vacant 2.5 story apartment building fire

7/14/98

6:18pm W/F-Shapleigh,ME-end of Owl's Nest Rd-1.5 story log cabin home fully involved-M/A tanker shuttle operations-This fire was set by the same man who set the Fatal Augusta fire earlier in the day

5:15pm MVA-Belfast,ME-Rt.3-Motorcycle VS Truck-(1)Fatality

4:21pm MVA-Naples,ME-Edes Falls Rd-Farm tractor rollover with entrapment-M/A rescue from Casco FD

2:12am 2nd.AL-Augusta,ME-25 Myrtle St-3 story woodframe duplex with heavy fire-(1)Fatality-Suspect who set the fire is linked to the Shapleigh fire today-M/A to the fire

7/13/98

1:15pm W/F-Meredeth,NH-Meredeth Marina-Cabin Cruiser style boat fully involved

7/12/98

2:12am W/F-Rye,NH-495 Brackett Rd-Large barn fully involved-M/A from Portsmouth FD to the fire with North Hampton & New Castle FD's covering the station

1:00am MVA-Windsor,ME-Rt.17-Rollover-(1)Fatality

7/11/98

11:48pm MVA-Farmington,ME-Titcomb Hill Rd-Car VS Black Angus Bull-(2000lbs)-Vehicle burst into flames-(2)people seriously injured but not trapped

9:42pm MVA-Londonderry,NH-Wiley Hill Rd-Rollover, Entrapment with jaws operating-(4)ambulances & Medflight to the scene

8:15pm W/F-West Gardner,ME-Pond Rd-Mobile Home fully involved

5:16pm W/F-Franklin,NH-40 Industrial Park Drive at "Polyclad Laminates"-Fire in the Theater Tower

02:32am MVA-Burnham,ME-Rt.100-Rollover-(1)Fatality

7/10/98

11:30pm W/F-Rye,NH-Lafayette Rd (Rt.1)at Rosewood of Rye-Fire in 1 room of a large 2 story apartment/motel complex-M/A from Portsmouth,North Hampton & New Castle FD's

7:15pm Ultralight Plane Crash-Stratham,NH-off Winnicut Rd-Greenland FD, ALS & Medflight to the scene

3:48pm 2nd.AL-Manchester,NH-Valley & Massabesic St-3 story occupied apartment building-Heavy fire with occupants jumping from upper floors

3:22pm MVA-Buxton,ME-Chicopee Rd-Car VS Pole-Jaws operating

7/9/98

11:47pm MVA-Smithfield,ME-Rt.8-Car VS Bike-Serious injury-& (1)Fatality-M/A from Belgrade FD

Small Plane Crash-Avon,ME in field off Rt.149-(2)Injuries, Philips FD responded along with the FAA and local sheriff

MVA-Gardiner,ME-Rt.201-Car VS Motorcycle-(1)Fatality

8:52am W/F-New Castle,NH-at the US Coast Guard docks-Engine room fire aboard the Whale Watching vessel "Oceanic"-M/A from Portsmouth & Rye FD's

7:27am W/F-Camden,ME-116 Washington St in the Millville section-Apollo Tanning Company-Building fire-M/A to the fire from Hope,Rockport and Lincolnville FD's

6:57am MVA-Madison,ME-Rt.148-Car into a tree with fire-Patient ejected with serious injury

1:48am 2nd.AL-Manchester,NH-171 Spruce St-2.5 story woodframe house fire

7/8/98

11:22pm W/F-Winterport,ME-Monroe & Blueberry Hill Rd-House fire-M/A to the fire

9:45pm MVA-Raymond,ME-Rt.302 near Raymond Beach-Car VS Cumberland County Sheriff's Cruiser-Jaws operating-(2)Fatalities-M/A Rescue

2:40pm W/F-Veazie,ME-Olive St-House fire-M/A from Orono FD

7/7/98

4:09pm MVA-Kingston,NH-Rt.125 by Bayview Variety Store-Jaws operating-(5)people injured

12:59pm W/F-Exeter,NH-Lincoln Street at the Lincoln Street School-Small fire with a quick knockdown

1:01am W/F-Sutton,NH-Rt.114-Building fire-M/A to the fire

7/6/98

8:12pm MVA-Shirley,ME-Rt.15 in the flats-Car VS Moose-Jaws from Greenville FD & (5) people injured

7:45pm MVA-China,ME-Alder Park Rd-Rollover with ejection-(1)Fatality

2:04pm MVA-Auburn,ME-High Street railroad crossing-Car VS Train-Serious injury & entrapment

7/5/98

4:21pm MVA-Casco,ME-Rt.11 & 121-Jaws operating

1:27pm MVA-Franklin,ME-Rt.182 & George's Pond Rd-(3)Trapped,(2)Sets of Jaws operating

9:19am W/F-Rochester,NH-146 Flagg Rd-Mobile Home fully involved

7/4/98

9:39pm W/F-Twin Mt.,NH-Rt.3 South-2 story house-Fire on 2nd floor-M/A from 3 towns for tankers

9:36pm MVA-Rye,NH-44 West Rd-Jaws Operating-(1)Fatality-M/A ambulances from Portsmouth & North Hampton & Exeter ALS Unit

2:40pm W/F-Bristol,ME-Shipyard Rd in Round Pond Village-Building fully involved-M/A to the fire

4:33am W/F-North Conway,NH-off Main St-1 story house fire-(1)Fatality

3:00am W/F-Caribou,ME-Grimes Mill Rd-1 story log home-Heavy fire on arrival-M/A from Presque Isle FD

00:17am W/F-Whitefield,ME-Rt.194 near the Union Church-Barn fire-M/A to the fire

7/3/98

1:37pm W/F-Durham,ME-171 Auburn-Pownal Rd-A shed fire with exposure to a large propane tank and a house

4:00am W/F-Orrington,ME-Brewer Lake a cottage fully involved-(1)Fatality

7/2/98

11:58pm MVA-Lisbon,ME-Rt.9 at Barker Brook-Jaws operating

5:54pm W/F+-Livermore Falls,ME-Rt.4 at the Murray Hall Community Center-2 story wdfr building with heavy fire-4 Towns Mutual aid to the fire

5:15pm W/F-Hiram,ME-Trip Town Rd-House fire

7:46am W/F-Portsmouth,NH-Pine Crest Drive area in Old Pease Housing-Fire in a 6 unit 2 story vacant wdfr apartment building-M/A to the fire

7/1/98

8:38pm MVA-Oakland/Belgrade,ME line on Rt.11-Truck VS Motorcycle-(1)Fatality

8:01pm MVA-Windham,NH-53 Marblehead Rd-Rollover-Jaws operating

2:37pm MVA-Concord,NH-Rt.93 Northbound by Exit 16-Jaws operating

4:55am G/A-Concord,NH-High St in Penacook Village-1.5 story wdfr farmhouse with attached ell & barn-Barn fully involved, fire spreading into the ell & house-G/A struck for all off duty Concord firefighters to report to the fire

00:02am W/F-Meredeth,NH-Lot 50 at Interlakes Mobile Home Park-Mobile Home fully involved

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