2010 Maine & New Hampshire Public Safety Log

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Visitors Since Jan.15,2003 @ 1800hrs

JUNE 2010

6/30 20:00 Weare, NH – 2 Alarm – 700 block of South Stark Highway, house fire.

6/30 Oxford, ME – 67 Jenny Lane, second fire in a month destroyed the house.

6/30 18:15 Whitefield, NH – 2 Alarm – Elm St, dumpster fire with extension to two multi-story structures, fully involved. Exposures to senior citizen apartment complex and two dwellings. Mutual aid from Lancaster, Dalton, Twin Mountain, Jefferson, Littleton and Bethlehem. Groveton station coverage.

6/29 17:00 Somersworth, NH – 4 Alarm – Grand Street, historic home of the Mayor. Heavily involved on arrival. Multiple mutual aid.

6/28 17:22 Swanzey, NH – 2 Alarm – 278 Marcy Hill Rd, 1.5 story garage, fire in garage attic, with exposure to attached house. Multiple mutual aid.

6/26 12:16 Marlborough, MA – 8 alarm – 173 Main Street, four story commercial building with a restaurant and hair salon on the first floor and nine apartments on the upper floors. Close exposures on the B and D sides were protected from major damage. The building collapsed totally during the operation. There were no injuries. Mutual aid was from 14 towns in Middlesex and Worcester counties, including several tower ladders. The operation was commanded by Chief Ricky Plummer (SM91).

6/23 03:00 Stratham, NH – 3 alarm – 16 Cortland Ave, town house heavily involved apparently caused by a propane leak and ignition. Exposures protected with some siding damage. One civilian fatality. Multiple mutual aid.

6/21 Biddeford, ME – 35 Bacon Street, while on a medical call, a porch collapse injured three members, one with a back injury, who fell 8 to 10 feet.

6/19 20:20 Jay, ME – Intervale Road, house fire. Fully involved on arrival, destroying the home. Mutual aid from several towns.

6/18 22:15 Gardiner, ME – 14 Bucks Lane, truck fire extending to a mobile home. Heavy fire in the home on arrival. Mutual aid from West Gardiner, Richmond, and Augusta.

6/18 03:30 Old Town, ME Stillwater Ave, Pine Haven trailer park, extensive damage to a mobile home.

6/13 16:40 Stonington, ME – 11 Child’s Road, storage building with upstairs apartment. Heavy fire on arrival, destroying the building. Mutual aid from Deer Isle.

6/9 20:00 Biddeford, ME – Working Fire - 63 Jefferson Street, 16 unit apartment building. Fire damage to two rooms of one apartment, with water damage to floors 1 and 2. Mutual aid from Saco.

6/9 00:30 Lisbon, ME – 229 Lisbon Street apartment building. Back porch engulfed on arrival extending into the structure. Four towns knocked down the fire and protected nearby exposures.

6/8 19:00 Moultonboro, NH – Island cabin destroyed by fire. Mutual aid from Tuftonboro and Center Harbor. The island is only accessible by boat.

6/8 14:23 Portland, ME – 70 Irving Street, basement fire in an apartment building. 5 people displaced.

6/7 11:30 Parkman, ME – Gray’s Country Store cooking accident caused heavy fire damage, closing the town’s only store. Mutual aid from four towns.

6/7 10:30 Harrington, ME – US Route 1, Irving Gas Station, fire and explosions caused by a vehicle running into fuel pumps. The driver was transported to medical care and two other civilians evaluated for smoke inhalation.

6/7 Morning Richmond, ME – Weymouth Street apartment building a total loss. Mutual aid from several towns.

6/5 19:28 Nashua, NH – 3 Chautauqua Street, basement fire in a residence. Heavy smoke on arrival. 3 civilians hospitalized.

6/3 01:00 Augusta, ME – 2 alarm - 3 Stewart Lane, fire in a 3 story 6 unit apartment building. 15 residents displaced.

6/2 03:30 Portsmouth, NH – 4 Alarm – 16 Beechstone Ave, apartment building fire. Heavy fire was showing from 2nd and 3rd floor balconies on arrival. Fire and water damage to several apartments. Extensive mutual aid. Two firefighters were transported to Portsmouth Regional Hospital with minor injuries and one treated on the scene.


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