MARCH 2004

Wednesday, March 31, 2004

0437)10:00 PM-W/F-Hudson, ME-Woodshop Rd off Route 43. 2 Trailers, a garage, and a school bus involved, the buildings were vacant. M/A responded, State Fire Marshall's office is investigating.

0436)7:50 PM-W/F-Alton, ME-Bennoch Rd. A small house reported fully involved, M/A responded.

0435)7:30 PM-MVA-Biddeford, ME-Route 1 by the Dry Dock Restaurant. Vehicle into a building with entrapment, extrication tools used.

0434)3:00 PM-W/F-Alton, ME-Tannory Rd. A house fire, fully involved on arrival. Lagrange, Hudson, Old Town and Milford responded M/A.

Tuesday, March 30, 2004

0433)7:45 PM-W/F-Freeport, ME-156 Durham Rd. A mobile home fully involved, was a total loss. M/A responded.

0432)4:20 PM-MVA-Barrington, NH-Route 125 at the Winkley Pond Rd. Car crossed the median and struck a Jeep head-on, 1 10-45 code 1 on scene, 3 10-45's code 2 were transported to Frisbie Memorial Hospital in Rochester.

0431)1:51 PM-MVA-Lee, NH-Route 125 near the Epping town line. A car off the road struck a tree, female driver was transported to Wentworth-Douglass Hospital in Dover where she later died from her injuries.

Monday, March 29, 2004

0430)9:30 PM-W/F-Littleton, NH-Meadow St at "McDonald's". Fire in the roof of the commercial building, M/A ladder responded from Lisbon.

0429)5:10 PM-MVA-Durham, NH-Route 4 eastbound. Jaws used to extricate trapped victim, unknown code.

0428)5:09 PM-MVA-Cornville, ME-Route 43 less than a mile from the Madison line. A 62 y/o female was struck and killed by a car while she was walking with her grand-daughter, who was transported with minor injuries. Lifeflight responded but did not transport. The female operator of the car was possibly blinded by the sun, State Police are investigating.

0427)2:05 PM-ATV MVA-Warren, ME-Mountain Rd. Male subject was thrown from his ATV into the roadway and was severely injured. M/A from Thomaston EMS and Lifeflight responded to the scene.

0426)11:55 AM-HAZMAT-Milford, NH-46 Amherst St. Natural gas leak with evacuations of area, M/A responded to assist.

0425)12:08 AM-MVA-Boscawen, NH-Route 4 near Colby Hill. Car left the road into trees, 1 10-45 code 1 on scene & 1 10-45 code 2 transported to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center with serious injuries.

Sunday, March 28, 2004

0424)12:35 PM-W/F-Portsmouth, NH-1338 Woodbury Ave. A mobile home fire in a trailer park, fire showing from roof on arrival.

0423)04:00 AM-MVA-Sutton, NH-I-89. Car went off road into the median, struck a boulder and burst into flames. 2 10-45's code 1 on scene, State Police believe driver may have fallen asleep.

Saturday, March 27, 2004

0422)12:47 PM-MVA-Strong, ME-Route 149 & Route 234. 2 vehicles involved with entrapment, jaws used for extrication. 1 10-42 code 2 taken by Lifeflight to CMMC in Lewiston. 2 other 10-45's were transported.

0421)11:53 AM-W/F-Scarborough, ME-5 Partridge Ln. Chimney fire extended to attic in a house.

0420)11:20 AM-MVA-Fryeburg, ME-Route 302. Jaws used to extricate trapped victim.

0419)12:00 AM-W/F-Yarmouth, ME-Cousins Island at the end of Spruce Point Rd. A building under construction fully involved on arrival, M/A from North Yarmouth, Cumberland, and Freeport.

Friday, March 26, 2004

0418)5:17 PM-HAZMAT/FIRE-Nashua, NH-30 Royal Crest Dr. @ Royal Crest Apartments. A 34,000-volt transformer exploded and was fully engulfed when FD arrived, fire was quickly knocked down and a HAZMAT team was called in to contain and clean up the oil spilled from the transformer.

0417)1:40 PM-W/F-Cumberland, ME-247 Tuttle Rd. A sugar house fully involved, M/A responded from Falmouth.

0416)07:35 AM-MVA-Candia, NH-Route 101 @ the Auburn line. 1 10-45 trapped in vehicle, jaws used.

0415)07:05 AM-2nd.AL-Bath, NH-River Rd. A building fire, fully involved on arrival. M/A responded.

Thursday, March 25, 2004

Wednesday, March 24, 2004

0414)10:45 PM-MVA-Harpswell (Bailey Island), ME-1991 Harpswell Island Rd & Garrison Cove Rd. Pickup truck struck a pole and then into a house, jaws used for extrication - 1 10-45 code 1 on scene. Cumberland County SO responded for reconstruction.

0413)9:50 PM-W/F-Brentwood, NH-337 South rd. A 30X30 barn fully involved with explosions, possibly from propane tank, and possible extension to house. M/A from Kingston & Epping.

0412)6:50 PM-W/F-Ossipee, NH-147 Route 16B. Chimney fire extended to attic of a house, M/A responded to the scene and for cover.

0411)1:00 PM-W/F-Canaan, ME-Route 23 @ Maheu's Trailer Park. A mobile home fire, fully involved on arrival. M/A responded from Skowhegan and Clinton.

0410)12:45 AM-MVA-Epping, NH-Route 101. Car went out of control into the median and rolled over several times into the woods. 1 10-45 code 1 and 3 others injured, State Police investigated.

Tuesday, March 23, 2004

0409)2:30 PM-MVA-Merrimack, NH-South Baboosic Lake Rd. Car off road on curve, rolled over and crashed into the woods. Jaws used to extricate trapped occupant, Medflite transported 1 10-45 code 2 to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. A 2nd occupant, the driver, was transported with mnor injuries.

0408)2:30 PM-W/F-Hillsboro, NH-Ellen Brook Rd. A structure fire, M/A to scene and for cover.

0407)12:30 PM-W/F-Springfield, NH-54 Fisher Corner Rd. Fire at the Lemphill Power Plant, heavy smoke showing from the rear and silo area of the building. M/A to the scene and for cover.

0406)09:25 AM-3rd.AL-Eliot, ME-58 1/2 Frost Hill Rd. A 2-story 24X40 barn fire, well involved. Several vehicles and farm equipment stored on the first floor were destroyed, nine towns responded M/A.

Monday, March 22, 2004

0405)11:00 PM-W/F-Wilton, ME-Route 2 @ the "Big Apple" convenience store. A wood frame commercial building became fully involved, M/A responded from Farmington, Jay and East Dixfield.

0404)4:45 PM-W/F-Rumford, ME-Route 108 across from Randy's Repair. A mobile home fire, fully involved. M/A responded.

0403)4:20 PM-2nd.AL-Litchfield, NH-285 Charles Bancroft Hwy (Route 3A). Basement fire extended throughout an 11-room home, 1 firefighter was treated for a minor burn. M/A responded from seven towns.

0402)2:50 AM-W/F-Bradford, NH-High St. A structure fire, M/A responded.

0401)06:30 AM-W/F-Sebago, ME-185 Kimball Corner Rd. A 2-story wood frame farmhouse heavily involved, exterior attack operations. Several towns responded M/A.

Sunday, March 21, 2004

0400)04:00 AM-3rd.AL-Concord, NH-22 Chesley St. A 2-story wood frame house with heavy fire and severe exposure problems with nearby homes, several towns responded M/A.

Saturday, March 20, 2004

0399)10:00 PM-W/F-Wilton, ME-Weld Rd. A farmhouse and barn being renovated became fully involved and was completely destroyed. Several towns responded M/A.

0398)7:15 PM-2nd.AL-Lebanon, NH-172 Seminary Hill Road. A building fire, fully involved. M/A responded.

0397)1:50 PM-W/F-South Berwick, ME-74 Agamenticus Rd. A 2.5 story 40X40 house with heavy smoke showing on arrival, electrical fire between 1st & 2nd floors quickly knocked down. M/A responded to the fire.

0396)12:30 PM-W/F-Claremont, NH-Wever Mill Building. A structure fire, determined to be arson.

0395)AM-MVA-Hermon, ME-Route 2 near Black Stream. Car went off the road, struck some rocks and rolled over. 1 10-45 code 1 on scene.

0394)12:25 AM-W/F-Bowdoinham, ME-256 Carding Machine Rd. A structure fire, smoke showing from eves on arrival, M/A responded.

Friday, March 19, 2004

0393)11:50 PM-MVA-Buxton, ME-Rocky Dundee Rd. Car went off road into a tree, jaws used for extrication, Hollis extrication team responded. 2 10-45's code 2 transported to MMC in Portland.

0392)07:20 AM-MVA-Standish, ME-Route 35 & Route 237. Vehicle rolled on its side with entrapment, jaws used.

Thursday, March 18, 2004

0391)7:15 PM-MVA-Harrison, ME-77 Waterford Rd. Jaws used for extrication, M/A responded from Bridgton with extrication tools.

0390)3:38 PM-MVA-Newport, NH-Route 11 on John Stark Hwy by Tom & Dales Autobody. 1 10-45 code 1 and 1 10-45 code 2 trapped in vehicle, jaws used. 1 patient transported to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital.

0389)3:30 PM-2nd.AL-Tilton, NH-14 Winter St. A 2.5 story house with partition fire, M/A responded for coverage.

0388)2:54 PM-ACW-Merrimack, NH-251 Daniel Webster Hwy. Fire in boiler room of an apartment building, quickly knocked down.

0387)09:30 AM-MVA-Milton, NH-Route 153. Vehicle left road and struck a tree, 1 10-45 code 1 had to be extricated from the vehicle. State Police are investigating.

0386)AM-MVA-Wilton, ME-Temple Rd. Car left road and struck a tree at high speed, 1 10-45 code 1 (female passenger), 1 10-45 code 2 (male driver) and 2 10-45's code 3. State police are investigating.

0385)03:00 AM-W/F-Farmington, ME-Off Route 4 @ Twin Pond Campground. A 2 room cabin fully involved, 1 fatality. Maine State Fire Marshall's office is investigating.

Wednesday, March 17, 2004

0384)3:00 PM-MVA-Claremont, NH-Arch Rd. Man trapped under a car in a driveway, following extrication he was transported to a nearby hospital then flown by Dhart to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital in Lebanon,NH with serious injuries.

0383)12:00 PM-W/F-Hartland, ME-1274 Caanan Rd. A 2-story house well involved, was gutted. Corinna, St. Albans, Pittsfield, Canaan and Palmyra FD's responded M/A.

0382)11:45 AM-MVA-Farmingdale, ME-Maple St by Hall-Dale High School. Pickup struck a car, 1 10-45 code 2 flown by Lifeflight to CMMC in Lewiston. 3 passengers in the car were treated for minor injuries.

0381)06:45 AM-MVA-Cumberland, ME-264 Gray Rd (Rte 100). Car lost control on ice & snow and struck a van, 1 female 10-45 code 1 from the car. Driver of van was transported to the hospital.

Tuesday, March 16, 2004

0380)2:40 PM-MVA-Sanbornton, NH-I-93 southbound near mile 65. Pickup truck rolled over, 2 10-45's code 2 with 1 subject trapped. Jaws used for extrication, M/A rescue responded. *1 subject died from his injuries on 3/18/04 at the hospital.

0379)1:35 PM-MVA-Keene, NH-Route 101 near Rocky Brook Motel. A vehicle rolled over with entrapment, jaws used.

0378)1:02 PM-W/F-Fryeburg, ME-Main St @ "Eastland Shoe Co". A structure fully involved, M/A responded.

0377)11:42 AM-W/F-Warren, ME-Sterling Rd and Depot St. Permited burn spread to a vacant mobile home which was heavily involved on arrival. Fire was called in by the Maine Forest Service Chopper.

0376)08:42 AM-W/F-Rockport, ME-57 High St. A house fire, M/A responded. Occupant was charged with cultivating marijuana by police.

Monday, March 15, 2004

0375)7:00 PM-ACW-Eliot, ME-214 River Rd. Kitchen fire in a residence, M/A responded for coverage.

0374)1:45 PM-W/F-Brownfield, ME-33 Collins Rd. A structure fire, fully involved. M/A responded.

0373)1:05 PM-2nd.AL BRUSH FIRE-Kittery, ME-Route 1 near Lewis Rd. Fast moving grass & brush fire covered 3.4 acres within 30 minutes, some extension to a barn which caused minor damage. Several towns responded M/A.

0372)12:20 PM-W/F-Derry, NH-4 Urma Rd. A 2-story wood frame house, heavy fire on the 2nd floor. M/A responded from East Derry, Windham, & Salem.

Sunday, March 14, 2004

0371)5:00 PM-W/F-Westbrook, ME-24 Pride St. Basement fire in a 2-story house, M/A responded from Portland.

0370)12:30 PM-W/F-Gilsum, NH-649 Route 10. A sugar house fire, M/A to the scene and for cover.

0369)03:00 AM-W/F-Turner, ME-48 River Rd. A structure fire, M/A responded from Leeds, Greene, & Buckfield.

0368)02:00 AM-W/F-Unity, ME-Cedar Pl. A mobile home well involved, 1 occupant was killed in the fire. M/A responded, State Fire Marshal's office is investigating.

Saturday, March 13, 2004

0367)8:25 PM-2nd.AL-Dover, NH-220 Dover Point Rd. A 2-story wood frame 20X40 cape-type house well involved, 2 firefighters were treated for minor burns and a dog was lost. M/A responded from Durham, Portsmouth and Newington..

0366)2:30 PM-W/F-Rumford, ME-715 Hancock St. A structure fire, M/A responded.

0365)3:20 PM-W/F-Sabattus, ME-Lisbon Rd. A fire in a single family dwelling, fully involved. Several towns responded M/A, State Fire Marshal investigated.

0364)2:07 PM-2nd.AL-Plaistow, NH-102 Sweet Hill Rd. A building fire, M/A responded.

0364)2:00 PM-W/F-Franklin, NH-21 Chestnut St. Fire showing from 2nd floor and attic on arrival in a 2-story wood frame house. M/A responded.

0363)12:30 AM-SNOWMOBILE ACCIDENT-Presque Isle, ME-Interstate trail system about 2 miles from town. Snowmobile ran into a fallen tree, 2 passengers were killed and the juvenile operator was injured. Wardens responded to investigate.

Friday, March 12, 2004

0362)2:30 PM-W/F-Rumford, ME-715 Hancock St. A structure fire, M/A responded.

0361)12:50 PM-2nd.AL-HIllsboro, NH-246 Second NH Turpnike. Fire in an occupied building, M/A responded.

0360)06:45 AM-MVA-Township 31, ME-Route 9 near Wesley. A Ford pickup crossed the center line and collided head-on with a tractor-trailer, the driver of the pickup was killed. State Police recontructed the scene.

Thursday, March 11, 2004

0359)2:45 PM-WATER SEARCH-Laconia, NH-Off Weirs Beach at Lake Winnipesaukee. Intensive search for missing diver, a Laconia firefighter, who did not surface with his diving partner. Several divers and firefighters in the area responded to the search.
**On Monday, March 12, the body of Lt. Mark Miller, a 17-year veteran of the Laconia Fire Department, was recovered at about 13:30.

Wednesday, March 10, 2004

0358)11:18 PM-MVA-Nobleboro, ME-Route 1 by Center St. 2 vehicles involved with entrapment, M/A jaws & rescue responded from Damariscotta.

0357)2:25 PM-MVA-Salem, NH-Shannon Rd. 2 cars involved with 3 persons trapped, jaws used. Derry engine & EMS responded M/A.

0356)12:30 PM-MVA-Augusta, ME-I-95 near exit 30. Van collided with a flatbed truck, 1 10-45 code 2 transported by Lifeflight to CMMC in Lewiston.

Tuesday, March 9, 2004

0355)PM-MVA-Monmouth, ME-Route 202 @ Blue Rock Rd. Empty logging truck struck a car, 1 10-45 code 1, an infant, and 1 female 10-45 code 2. Driver of truck was not injured.

0354)12:05 AM-W/F-Norridgewock, ME-Oak Hill Rd. A 2-story house well involved on arrival, M/A responded from Skowhegan, Smithfield and Madison.

Monday, March 8, 2004

0353)10:55 PM-W/F-York Beach, ME-Long Beach Ave across from the bath house. A 3 story wood frame building with fire showing on arrival in the front. M/A from York Village responded.

0352)9:00 PM-MVA-Louden, NH-Point Rd & School St. A vehicle rolled over with entrapment, jaws used to extricate.

0351)08:50 AM-MVA-HAZMAT-Madbury, NH-Cherry Ln & Town Hall Rd. A Downeast oil truck rolled over, spilling 3,000 gallons of heating oil. The Madbury FD contained the spill and called in a recovery team.

0350)08:00 AM-MVA-Pittsfield, NH-Route 28 near Louden Rd. Accident with entrapment, M/A jaws used for extrication.

0349)07:30 AM-MVA-Epsom, NH-1019 Route 4. Truck vs pole with wires down and entrapment.

0348)06:05 AM-W/F-Owl's Head, ME-30 Stonehurst Dr. Kitchen fire in a 3 story 2-unit Condominium. M/A from Rockland.

0347)12:48 AM-3rd.AL-Milford, NH-19 Garden St @ the Garden Street School. Heavy fire conditions in an old 3-story brick elementary school, a roof collapsed with firefighters inside, 2 treated for smoke inhalation & 1 was transported with minor injuries. Amherst, Wilton, Mont Vernon, Hollis and Brookline responded for M/A.

Sunday, March 7, 2004

0347)8:45 PM-MVA-York, ME-I-95 (Maine Turnpike) south at mile 8. 2 vehicles involved head-on with 1 fatality and 1 10-45 code 2 trapped in vehicle, 2 sets of jaws used. Lifeflight transported to MMC in Portland, M/A Ogunquit with ambulance and heavy rescue. SP responded for reconstruction.

0346)8:20 PM-W/F-Concord, NH-9 Greenwood Ave. A dryer fire in a building extended.

0345)2:50 PM-ACW-Dayton, ME-37 Guay Ln. A lobster boat in a cul-de-sac on fire, fully involved on arrival. No exposures near the boat. M/A from Arundel for coverage.

0344)1:25 PM-W/F-Meredith, NH-329 Daniel Webster Hwy. Ceiling fire in a residence.

0343)10:00 AM-W/F-Bangor, ME-Hammond St. A large 4-story commercial brick building housing several businesses. Fire started from light ballast in the "Crow's Nest" on the 3rd floor. Firefighters quickly knocked down the fire in the 150 year-old building.

Saturday, March 6, 2004

0342)8:48 PM-3rd.AL-Newport, NH-156 South Main St. A 3.5 story Multi-unit apartment building with attached rear barn. The barn was fully involved with extension to the 2nd & 3rd floors of the apartment building. MA from Claremont, Croydon, Goshen, Lempster, Sunapee, Newport Ambulance Crews, and the Red Cross.

0341)1:50 PM-MVA-Biddeford, ME-I-95 (ME Turnpike) south at mile 28. Vehicle rolled over into the woods, 2 persons trapped underneath. 2 10-45 code 2's (1 was trauma code) transported to hospital. Kennebunk FD assisted. Female later died at the hospital.

0340)07:50 AM-2nd.AL-Alstead, NH-45 Bennett Rd. A barn fully involved, severely exposed to a house. M/A responded.

Friday, March 5, 2004

0339)8:00 PM-W/F-New Portland, ME-Middle Rd. A barn fire, fully involved. Several farm animals were killed in the blaze. M/A responded from Kingfield and Highland/Lexington.

0338)6:00 PM-MVA-Fort Fairfield, ME-Route 1A near the Easton town line. A 2-car collision with 2 persons trapped in one car, jaws were used. Both were extricated from the car and transported to Aroostook Medical Center in Presque Isle. Easton FD assisted at the scene.

0337)5:50 PM-W/F-Pittsfield, NH-Joy St. An electrical fire extended to ceiling in an apartment building. M/A from Barnstead responded.

0336)5:00 PM-W/F-Georgetown, ME-Hen Island. A structure fully involved with propane tanks exploding. M/A responded.

0335)PM-W/F-Dover-Foxcroft, ME-Fern Rd. A mobile home fire, fully involved, M/A responded.

0334)AM-W/F-Morrill, ME-Poors Mills Rd. A single story house with heavy fire, M/A responded from Belfast, Waldo, Belmont and Searsmont.

Thursday, March 4, 2004

0333)5:30 PM-SNOWMOBILE ACCIDENT-Rockwood, ME-Farm Island on Moosehead Lake. Operator seriously injured, Lifeflight responded for transport to hospital.

0332)3:20 PM-2nd.AL-Hudson, NH-12 Dracut Rd @ "HRS Hair Replacement and The Baron & Co beauty salon". A 2-story wood frame commercial building, heavy fire on the 2nd floor. 2 firefighters were treated for minor injuries, M/A responded from Pelham & Nashua.

0331)11:12 AM-W/F-New Ipswich, NH-28 Kent St. An outbuilding fire, M/A from Greenville responded.

0330)06:48 AM-MVA-Camden, ME-Route 1 at Springbrook Hill. 2 vehicles collided head-on, a passenger was ejected from one vehicle. 1 10-45 code 2 was flown by Lifeflight to EMMC in Bangor. The 2 drivers were both transported to area hospitals.

Wednesday, March 3, 2004

0329)4:25 PM-MVA-Marlboro, NH-Route 12 near the Troy line. 2 cars head-on with entrapment, jaws from Swansea used. M/A medics from Keene responded.

0328)12:33 PM-4th.AL-York, ME-15 Milbury Ln. A 3-story 60X100 summer home with heavy fire conditions, companies were evacutated and made an exterior attack. M/A responded from Ogunquit, Kittery, Portsmouth NH, New Castle NH, the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Berwick, Eliot and Wells.

0327)09:27 AM-W/F-Friendship, ME-42 Benner Ln. A basement fire in a house extended throughout the structure. M/A responded from Cushing and Waldoboro.

Tuesday, March 2, 2004

0326)11:16 PM-MVA-Somerville, ME-Route 17. 2 vehicles involved, 1 rolled over with entrapment - jaws were used. 1 10-45 code 1, a 2nd 10-45 unknown code. SP responded for reconstruction.

0325)9:30 PM-W/F-Turner, ME-474 Plains Rd @ Leavitt Dairy Farm. A fully involved barn fire, some extension to a farmhouse but it was saved. About 3 dozen cows were killed and several pieces of farm equipment were destroyed. M/A responded from six towns.

0324)1:25 PM-W/F-Meredith, NH-Lang St & Stevens Ave. A 2-story 4-unit apartment building fire, M/A from Holderness, Center Harbor, Laconia and Moultonboro.

0323)04:00 AM-W/F-Bangor, ME-342 Union St. Heavy fire in the rear of a 2-story apartment building. 1 firefighter 10-45 code 3 was transported to the hospital.

Monday, March 1, 2004

0322)10:30 PM-W/F-Campton, NH-556 Route 175 near Hug Back Rd. A sugar house fire, M/A responded from Plymouth.

0321)07:30 AM-MVA-Cross Lake, ME-Route 161. Two vehicles head-on with entrapment, over an hour extrication with jaws. 2 10-45's code 2 & code 3 taken to the hospital. Ambulance Service Inc. of Fort Kent and St. Agatha assisted Fort Kent FD, ME SP investigated.

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