MAY 2004

Monday, May 31, 2004

0655)1:30 PM-W/F-Presque Isle, ME-Crown Ambulance Presque Isle base. The building was damaged after a fire in an ambulance parked in one of the bays spread to the bay and attic area. Responding firefighters had the blaze under control in about 20 minutes.

0654)11:50 AM-MVA-Wilton, NH-Route 31 just south of Route 101. Motorcycle struck a boulder which fell out of a dump truck. Operator was airlifted to a Worcester,MA hospital 10-45 code 2+. PD & Highway Patrol are investigating.

Sunday, May 30, 2004

0653)02:20 AM-MVA-Winterport, ME-North Main St near Winterport Family Practice. Vehicle struck 2 poles and a tree and rolled over, ejecting the driver and pinning him under the car. FF's extricated the male and he was transported with serious injuries.

Saturday, May 29, 2004

0652)10:30 PM-MVA-New Hampton, NH-I-93 southbound. A vehicle rolled over with 1 10-45 code 2, Lifeflight responded for transport.

Friday, May 28, 2004

0651)7:23 PM-ACW-Biddeford, ME-100 Granite St. Fire from electrical panel with extension in the basement of a 1-story 20X40 ranch. M/A Saco engine.

0650)7:00 PM-4th.AL-Pelham, NH-60 Pulpit Rd @ "QAC Incorporated". Fire in a 2-story 200X200 metal clad industrial building, reported gas cylinders inside. M/A responded from several towns.

0649)10:00 AM-MVA-Hampton, NH-Hampton River Bridge. A car crashed through a steel gate which a transportation employee was attempting to open, then continued to the far end of the bridge and crashed through another gate, then into another car. The employee was killed, the accident is under investigation.

Thursday, May 27, 2004

0648)12:30 PM-2nd.AL-Fitzwilliam, NH-69 Fulham Hill Rd. A 50x50 Log Cabin with heavy fire in the attic, M/A responded from several towns for water shuttle operations.

0647)07:10 AM-2nd.AL-Wilton, NH-25 Forest Rd. Fire in a 3 decker apartment building, a 14 y/o girl is credited with saving 3 persons from the 3rd floor by forcing a door open and getting them out. M/A responded from Wilton, Milford and Lyndeborough, with Greenville and Brookline covering.

Wednesday, May 26, 2004

0646)PM-MVA-Benton, ME-Small airfield near Clinton Ave. A pickup rolled over, partially ejecting the male operator and pinning him under the vehicle, air bags were used for extrication. 1 10-45 code 2 transported.

0645)07:15 AM-W/F-East Millinocket, ME-Katahdin Paper Co. A fire in a mill involved 45,000 tons of paper in the recycling plant. M/A responded from Millinocket and Lincoln. It took firefighters over 12 hours to extinguish the fire.

0644)AM-HAZMAT-Concord, NH-10 Ferry St @ the Concord Center. A flooded basement in a commercial building knocked over several 5-gallon buckets, 40 of which had unknown chemical(s). The building, which houses several different businesses, was evacuated until the spill can be cleaned up.

0643)12:15 AM-W/F-Farmington, ME-Poverty Ln off High St. A mobile home, a 20X60 garage, and several wood frame out-buildings fully involved. Chesterville, Industry, New Sharon, Temple, and Wilton responded M/A.

Tuesday, May 25, 2004

0642)12:15 PM-W/F-Kittery, ME-20 Cromwell St. An apartment was gutted by fire in a building, 3 pets were killed. The fire was caused by a cigarette in a trash can.

0641)01:07 AM-2nd.AL-Salem, NH-147 School St. Heavy fire showing from a 20X40 structure, 50% involved on arrival. M/A responded from Windham, Derry, Methuen MA, to the scene; Pelham, Hampstead, and Atkinson for coverage.

Monday, May 24, 2004

0640)2:50 PM-W/F-Weare, NH-29 Fieldstone Cir. A structure fire, caused by lightning. M/A responded.

0639)2:15 PM-W/F-Hollis, NH-118 North Pepperell Rd. A fire caused by a lightning strike heavily damaged the attic and roof of a 2-story wood frame house. M/A from Brookline, Amherst and Pepperell,MA responded.

Sunday, May 23, 2004

0638)07:30 AM-MVA-Ellsworth, ME-Route 1A near the Dedham line. Collision between a pickup and station wagon, 1 10-45 code 1 on scene, 1 10-45 code 3 was taken to the hospital.

0637)02:42 AM-2nd.AL-Bedford, NH-20 Bowman Parade Rd. Heavy damage done by a fire in the basement and 1st floor of a house struck by lightning. M/A responded from Merrimack, Amherst, Manchester, and Goffstown.

Saturday, May 22, 2004

0636)1:30 PM-2nd.AL-Augusta, ME-600 Block of Riverside Dr @ A.S.A.P. Auto Repair. Fire in a commercial garage burned through the roof, M/A responded.

0635)11:10 AM-MVA-Casco, ME-Route 302 near Chute's Bakery. Minivan and tow truck collided head-on, female occupant was ejected from the van, reported serious injuries. M/A rescue from Naples responded.

0634)07:00 AM-W/F+-Milan, NH-Route 16 @ the Paul Vallee Lumber Co. A sawmill with heavy fire conditions, the building was a 2-level structure of wood and metal and housed the saws for the mill. M/A responded from Berlin, Gorham, Groveton, Stark, Strafford Hollow, Shelburne, and Lancaster.

Friday, May 21, 2004

0633)8:50 PM-2nd.AL-Gorham, ME-137 Narragansett St (Route 202). A 1-story wood frame ranch with attached garage, heavy fire showing on arrival. 1 10-45 code 3 civilian treated for burns, M/A responded from several towns.

Thursday, May 20, 2004

0632)11:25 PM-W/F-Portland (Great Diamond Island), ME-McKinley Ct. Heavy fire on the 3rd floor of a 3-story 2-unit condominium, Portland fireboat and Coast Guard assisted in fighting the blaze.

0631)12:30 PM-3rd.AL-Londonderry, NH-Winding Pond Dr & Lincoln Dr @ Century Village Apartments. A 100X50 clubhouse building well involved on arrival, the building was a total loss. Several towns responded M/A to the fire.

0630)11:15 AM-MVA-South Portland, ME-I-295 near the Fore River Bridge. 2 vehicles head-on with 1 car driving the wrong way in the northbound lane. The driver of the car traveling in the wrong direction was 10-45 code 1, 2 10-45's code 2 were transported to MMC in Portland.

Wednesday, May 19, 2004

0629)10:00 AM-MVA-Wiscasset, ME-Route 1 near "Big Al's" store. A 3 car collision, 1 female was ejected and seriously injured. Also a nearby business empoyee was giving mouth to mouth resuscitation to an infant at the scene. *The child died the evening of 5/20/04 at the hospital.

0628)08:30 AM-W/F-New Gloucester, ME-Bald Hill Rd. A mobile home fire, well involved on arrival. M/A responded from Poland.

0627)AM-W/F-Sanford, ME-Sunset Rd. A 1.5 story house with heavy fire, 2 dogs and 5 birds were killed in the blaze.

Tuesday, May 18, 2004

0626)9:10 PM-MVA-Amherst, NH-Route 101 & Walnut Hill Rd. 2 cars involved, 1 rolled over on its side with 2 persons trapped, jaws used for extrication. 4 10-45's code 2 & code 3 were transprorted.

0625)1:50 PM-MVA-Milford, NH-Elm St. Accident with 4 10-45's, Lifeflight responded to transport 1 10-45 code 2.

0624)1:25 PM-ACW-Milford, NH-107 Union St. Electrical fire in wall on 2nd floor of a house.

0623)11:02 AM-W/F-Nashua, NH-12 Farmwood Dr. A house fire, heavy fire showing on arrival. Extensive damage done to the house and a dog was lost.

0622)06:20 AM-MVA-Monson, ME-Route 15. Wood chip tractor-trailer rolled over with entrapment, extrication tools used to free the drivers' arm which was pinned under the truck. Monson and Greenville firefighters and public works employees responded to the scene. A bucket loader was used to gather the wood chips.

Monday, May 17, 2004

0621)08:08 AM-W/F-Thornton, NH-2376 Route 175. A 1-bedroom rental home, fire showing from windows on arrival. M/A responded from Plymouth, Waterville Valley, Woodstock and Ashland, Rumney for coverage.

0620)04:00 AM-2nd.AL-Benton, ME-Siding St off River Rd. A 2-story house well involved on arrival, Firefighters responded from Fairfield and Winslow to the scene, Waterville for coverage.

Sunday, May 16, 2004

0619)10:10 PM-MVA-Milton, NH-Route 16 (Spaulding Turnpike) 1/2 mile south of exit 18 in northbound lane. 2 vehicles head-on, 1 rolled over, entrapment of 1 person in each vehicle with total of 4 patients. 1 10-45 code 1 in one vehicle, 1 10-45 code 2+ trapped in 2nd vehicle. 2 sets of jaws used, helo requested for transport but not available. M/A responded from Wakefield, jaws and rescue, and Rochester with EMS.

0618)3:00 PM-MVA-Searsmont, ME-Route 173. A car lost control, rolled over, and ejected three occupants. 1 10-45 code 1, 2 10-45 code 3's. State Police stated speed and possible alcohol consumption were the cause.

0617)1:30 PM-W/F-Manchester, NH-714 Granite St at 2nd Ave. Kitchen fire in a 1-story 30X100 restaurant, extended to roof before being knocked down by firefighters.

0616)02:40 AM-3rd.AL-Loudon, NH-70 Riverview Ln. A 1.5 story house fully involved, M/A responded from Belmont, Boscawen, Bow, Canterbury, Chichester, Concord, Epsom, Pembroke, Northwood and Pittsfield.

Saturday, May 15, 2004

0616)10:30 PM-3rd.AL-Standish, ME-Oak Hill Rd off Rte 25. Heavy fire in attic area at the Congregational Church, a 40X70 large wood frame, extended throughout the building and engulfed the steeple and roof which collapsed. Numerous towns responded M/A.

0615)9:45 PM-W/F-Biddeford, ME-6 Sea Spray Dr. A 1.5 story 24X40 house with fire in walls due to lightning strike, fast knock down. M/A responded from Saco.

0614)9:35 PM-W/F-Meredith, NH-25 Keyser Rd. A building fire caused by lightning, M/A responded.

0613)9:25 PM-W/F-Epping, NH-Route 125 @ "Kelly's Restaurant". Heavy smoke showing from the roof on arrival, M/A responded.

0612)9:04 PM-W/F-Bowdoinham, ME-Area of 976 Ridge Rd. A barn fire, M/A responded.

0611)9:00 PM-W/F-Alexandria, NH-139 Ledgeview Shores Dr. A 2.5 story house well involved, M/A responded from Bristol, Bridgewater, Danbury and Hebron.

0610)8:30 PM-W/F-Cumberland, ME-Bruce Hill Rd Extension & Range Rd. A barn fire, M/A responded.

0609)8:00 PM-2nd.AL-Claremont, NH-Moody Mansion on Arch Rd. Lightning was the cause of a fire which destroyed a historic 4-story 50X100 barn, M/A responded.

0608)8:00 PM-3rd.AL-Lee, NH-Sheep Rd just in from Route 4. A large wood frame 2.5 story house fire, well involved with fire through the roof. Believed to be caused by lightning, M/A responded from Durham, Madbury, Nottingham, Newmarket, Rochester, Epping, Strafford, Stratham and Barrington.

0607)8:00 PM-W/F-Wells, ME-46 Edgewood Cir. Lightning struck a shed and caused a fire in a nearby house when it traveled to the cellar. The fire gutted the basement.

0606)5:20 PM-W/F-Lisbon Falls, ME-Route 196 @ Masonite Corp. Fire in a wood chip mill building, M/A responded to scene and for coverage.

0605)12:30 PM-ATV ACCIDENT-Township 4, Indian Purchase, ME-Off Route 11. An inexperienced ATV rider lost control going down a ravine on the side of a mountain and it rolled over, throwing him onto some rocks. After Milo first responders and a crew from Three Rivers Ambulance responded and spent an hour carrying him off the mountain, he was transported by Lifeflight to EMMC in Bangor with serious injuries.

0604)AM-MVA-Greenville, NH-Old Mason Center Rd. A 17 y/o male riding a dirt bike apparently struck a semi trailer parked at location. He was pronounced dead at the scene, State Police are investigating the accident.

0603)07:10 AM-MVA-Wales, ME-Route 132. A single vehicle involved with entrapment. M/A jaws and rescue from Monmouth, 2 10-45's transported.

0602)04:40 AM-W/F-Hampstead, NH-31 Sherry Ln. A structure fire, M/A tankers responded.

Friday, May 14, 2004

0601)9:30 PM-MVA-Nottingham, NH-Route 4 west near Freeman Hall Rd. A pickup struck the rear of a tractor trailer which was stopped waiting to turn, the driver of the pickup was extricated with jaws. He was transported with serious injuries.

0600)8:20 PM-W/F-Monmouth, ME-Blue Rock Rd off Route 202 @ West village Mobile Home Park. A room fire in a mobile home, M/A responded from Wales, Leeds, and Greene.

0599)2:25 PM-ACW-Milford, NH-20 South St (Rte 135). Ceiling fire in the 3rd floor of the J.C. Devine building. M/A responded from Amherst for manpower.

0598)12:40 PM-2nd.AL-Chichester, NH-3 Pleasant St. A building fire, M/A responded.

0597)05:00 PM-W/F-Frenchville, ME-Cleveland Ave. A ranch style house with garage fully involved, M/A responded from St. Agatha.

Thursday, May 13, 2004

0596)2:15 PM-MVA-Milford, NH-Route 101 by-pass. A motorcycle crossed the center line and struck an on-coming van, the driver of the m/c was 10-45 code 1 on scene. The driver of the van was treated for minor injuries, Police reconstructed the scene.

0595)12:02 PM-W/F-Bangor, ME-26 Market St. Fire contained to a bedroom in a 1st floor apartment in a six-unit apartment building.

0594)10:25 AM-2nd.AL-Manchester, NH-47 Morris Rd. Fire in a single family house.

Wednesday, May 12, 2004

0593)4:25 PM-W/F-Falmouth, ME-28 Underwood Rd. A garage fire, M/A responded.

0592)1:00 PM-BRUSH FIRE-Township 24, ME-Area of Pleasant River near Deblois. A 148 acre fire which burned grassland and woods on each side of the river. Maine Forestry responded with about 45 rangers, a hot shot crew from Jonesboro, and several area departments. Equipment used included bulldozers, tank trucks and two Huey helicopters for water drops.

0591)02:10 AM-W/F-Gorham, ME-31 Brookwood Dr. A shed fire, fully involved.

Tuesday, May 11, 2004

0590)PM-W/F-Grafton, NH-Route 4 near the Danbury line. A 2-story house fire, started in kitchen and extended to the rest of the building, M/A responded.

0589)2:00 PM-4th.AL-Nottingham, NH-165 Old Turnpike Rd (Rte 4). A 2.5 story farmhouse with additions well involved on arrival, M/A responded from Lee, Strafford, Northwood, Raymond, Newmarket, Deerfield, Barrington, Epping and Newfields.

Monday, May 10, 2004

0588)8:05 PM-W/F-New Gloucester, ME-320 Penny Rd. A 2-story cape style house, fire showing from rear on arrival. M/A responded from Pownal & Gray.

0587)12:55 PM-2nd.AL-Hampton, NH-340 Lafayette Rd at the Olde Hampton Village Apartments. A 3-story wood and brick 24-unit apartment building, fire on the 3rd floor. M/A responded from North Hampton, Hampton Falls, Exeter, Portsmouth, Seabrook, Rye, Stratham, Salisbury,MA, and Amesbury,MA.

0586)05:15 AM-MVA-Fairfield, ME-Route 201 @ Exit 133 on ramp. A tractor trailer hauling lumber rolled over and trapped the driver. 2 sets of jaws were used for extrication, he was flown by Lifeflight to the hospital with serious injuries. M/A from Waterville with 2nd set of jaws.

Sunday, May 9, 2004

0585)10:35 PM-MVA-Mount Vernon, ME-North Rd. 1 10-45 code 2 transported by Lifeflight.

0584)7:05 PM-W/F-Lisbon, NH-Main St @ DCI Furniture Factory. A roof fire, M/A responded.

0583)4:35 PM-W/F-Effingham, NH-54 Highwatch Rd. A building fire, fully involved, M/A responded.

0582)3:00 PM-MVA-Auburn, ME-Canton Point Rd. A motorcycle lost control, male operator got a broken neck when the bike landed on top of him. He was transported by Lifeflight to CMMC in critical condition.

0581)2:50 PM-MVA-Carmel, ME-I-95 near mile 171. An SUV lost control while passing 2 cars, clipped one car, left the road and went airborne, then struck trees in the median. The vehicle landed on the roof after ejecting three of the seven occupants. All seven occupants, 3 adult females and 4 young children, were 10-45 code 1 on scene. SP is reconstructing the accident.

0580)2:35 PM-W/F-Fayette, ME-Unknown Address. A barn fire, M/A responded to the scene.

0579)1:05 PM-2nd.AL-Northwood, NH-104 Lakeshore Dr. A single-family 1 story house fire, started in the kitchen with extension. M/A responded from Nottingham, Epsom, Barrington, Pittsfield, Strafford, Deerfield and Chichester.

0578)12:15 PM-MVA-Hillsboro, NH-West Main St near the American Legion. A car struck the guardrail and ejected the female operator, she was airlifted to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center with serious injuries.

0577)11:15 AM-W/F-Hebron, ME-396 Hebron Rd. A building fire, M/A responded.

Saturday, May 8, 2004

0576)2:05 PM-2nd.AL-Louden, NH-198 Kenney Rd. A 2-story house fire, fully involved and completely destroyed, extended to 2 cars and about a quarter acre of brush. M/A responded from several towns.

0575)1:35 PM-2nd.AL-East Rochester, NH-18 Main St. A 2.5 story house with attached garage fully involved, repoorted exposure problems. Three FF's treated for heat exhaustion, M/A responded to scene and for coverage.

0574)09:00 AM-W/F-Bangor, ME-52 Market St. Fire on the 2nd floor of an apartment building, quickly knocked down. One female 10-45 code 2 was transported to EMMC.

Friday, May 7, 2004

0573)11:30 PM-MVA-Linneus, ME-Route 2A. Car lost control and crashed, ejecting the driver. 1 10-45 code 1 on scene, SP responded for reconstruction.

0572)7:55 PM-MVA-Andover, NH-Route 4. Motorcycle accident, 1 10-45 code 2+, reported a working code. Dhart helo responded for transport.

0571)06:10 AM-MVA-Rochester, NH-Spaulding Turnpike between exits 16 & 17. Car stru a tractor trailer in opposite lane, jaws used to extricate the occupant in the car. 1 10-45 code 2 was transported to an airport and flown by helo to Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. NH SP is investigating.

0570)03:40 AM-3rd.AL-North Windham, ME-608 Roosevelt Trail (Route 302) @ Pinelyne Furniture. Heavy fire in a 2-3 story storage area between an attached commercial store and a farmhouse, separated by fire walls. The storage area heavily involved with collapse of roof area. Several towns responded M/A to the fire including a tanker task force for water.

Thursday, May 6, 2004

0569)11:30 AM-MVA-Falmouth, ME-Hoylake Cir off Birkdale Rd. Passengers sitting on a tailgate of a pickup truck were injured when the tailgate cables broke, causing them to fall off the rear of the truck. 1 10-45 code 2 with a head injury was taken to MMC in Portland. He died from his injury on 5/9/04.

0568)AM-MVA-Hampden, ME-I-95, just below the Coldbrook Road exit. A pickup truck rolled over several times, trapping the lone male occupant. Jaws used to extricate the victim, who was then transported to EMMC in Bangor.

Wednesday, May 5, 2004

0567)10:40 PM-MVA-Brownfield, ME-Route 160. Vehicle rolled over with entrapment, jaws used. Operator had either no or minor injury, Oxford SO investigated the scene.

0566)AM-MVA-Merrimack, NH-Bedford Rd near Daniel Webster Hwy. A speeding car hit another car stopped in traffic, pushing it into a 3rd car, the first car then continued and struck a house, trapping the driver. Jaws were used for extrication, the driver was transported in unknown condition. An adult and an infant in the car which was struck had minor injuries. The accident is under investigation.

0565)03:30 AM-W/F+-Oxford, ME-Main St (Route 26) @ the "Cozy Cat Country Store". A commercial building containing 3 businesses with heavy fire in 1 of the businesses, a convenience store which was destroyed. The other stores were saved with heavy smoke damage. M/A responded from 5 towns.

Tuesday, May 4, 2004

0564)4:25 PM-W/F-Westbrook, ME-253 Bond St off Saco St @ The Hamlet Mobile Home Park. A mobile home fire, 1 occupant 10-45 code 3, from smoke.

0563)PM-W/F-Kenduskeag, ME-Pray's Trailer Park. A mobile home with heavy fire showing on arrival. *Man charged with arson on 5/5/04.

Monday, May 3, 2004

0562)PM-MVA-Kenduskeag, ME-Route 15 near Pray's Auto Sales. 2 cars involved with 2 persons trapped in one of the cars, jaws used for extrication. 2 10-45's transported to EMMC in Bangor.

0561)2:15 PM-MVA-Alton, NH-Route 28 near Roberts Cove Rd. Three trucks involved with heavy entrapment and an extensive extrication operation, 3 sets of jaws used, helo requested but not available. 2 10-45's code 2 transported. Gilford, Alton, Wolfeboro, New Durham and Farmington Rescue workers responded, as did MedStar, Lord Ambulance and Rescue International.

Sunday, May 2, 2004

0560)8:25 PM-MVA-Kittery, ME-I-95 southbound, south of exit 2. Multi vehicles involved in at least 2 separate accidents, with entrapment. 2 sets of jaws used, M/A rescue & engine from York responded. 1 10-42 code 2 from 1st MVA, 8 10-45's code 2 & 3 from the 2nd MVA were all transported to York Hospital.

0559)7:00 PM-MVA-Anson, ME-Pease Hill Rd. A pickup truck left the roadway and struck a tree, jaws were used to extricate a male occupant. 1 10-45 code 2 was transported to Redington-Fairview General Hospital, then transferred to EMMC in Bangor in critical condition.

0558)PM-FATAL FIRE-Greenfield, ME-Mallard Way. A kitchen fire apparently burned itself out in a small house, an elderly male apparently was unable to get out and died in the fire. The State Fire Marshal's office is investigating.

0557)6:20 PM-W/F-Arundel, ME-714 Alfred Rd (Route 111) at Arundel Pines. A mobile home fire, well involved. M/A responded from Goodwins Mills and Hollis.

0556)4:35 PM-2nd.AL-Meriden, NH-Unknown Address. A building fire, extensive M/A responded.

0555)3:20 PM-W/F+-Oakland, ME-Main St. Heavy fire in a portion of a large 230 foot long storage building which contained 20 storage units, seven of which were destroyed and 10 damaged. M/A responded from Belgrade, Sidney, Smithfield and Rome.

0554)2:00 PM-W/F-Lewiston, ME-80 Googin St. A garage fire, M/A engine from Auburn responded.

Saturday, May 1, 2004

0553)PM-W/F-Milo, ME-Stanchridge Rd. A 2-story house, heavy fire on the 2nd floor. An elderly female occupant was transported to the hospital, 10-45 code 3.

0552)PM-MVA-Hudson, ME-Route 221. A vehicle off the road into a tree, a passenger was taken by Lifeflight to EMMC in Bangor, where he died of his injuries. The accident is under investigation.

0551)2:15 PM-MVA-Hancock, ME-Route 1. A minivan struck a guardrail then drifted into the opposite lane and struck a pickup head-on. The van burst into flames and the occupants were pulled out by bystanders. Lifeflight transported 1 10-45 code 2, three others were hospitalized, PD reconstructed the scene.

0550)2:15 PM-BRUSH FIRE-Easton, ME-Ladner Rd & Gray Rd area. A wildfire burned over 90 acres of brush & woods, threatening several structures. Numerous M/A departments responded, as well as ME Forestry.

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