2011 Maine & New Hampshire Public Safety Log


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OCTOBER 2011


10/31 23:00 Freeport, ME 1162 Route 1, commercial structure fire at a heating and plumbing business. Several departments responded.

10/31 12:00 Salem, NH apartment fire. Cooking left on the stove when power failed then overheated when power was restored and caused the fire.

10/28 09:00 Dexter, ME Shore Road home damaged by fire. Likely cause, hot ashes outside the home extending to the structure.

10/27 19:00 Augusta, ME Water Street apartment, stove fire extending to kitchen.

10/23 02:00 Saco, ME Ocean Park Road, Steak N Ribs restaurant fully involved on arrival and was destroyed by the early morning fire.

10/20 18:15 Jaffrey, NH 4 Alarm New England Wood Pellet explosion and resulting fire. Fourteen towns fought the blaze including significant exposure protection.

10/20 Raymond, NH Nottingham Road apartment fire displacing the family.

10/20 00:30 Old Orchard Beach, ME 2 Alarm 9 Central Avenue, heavy fire from the second floor upon arrival. Fire damage to second floor and water damage to the first. Scarborough mutual aid.

10/18 16:20 Biddeford, ME 80 Beacon Street, heavy smoke and fire from the front porch upon arrival at the three story building. Three departments responded mutual aid.

10/17 night Levant, ME Stetson Road West, barn fire extended to an attached 2 story home, destroying both. 75 firefighters battled the blaze.

10/17 16:05 Augusta, ME 168 Leighton Road, a storage barn destroyed and adjacent barn was quickly put out after removing live stock. A number of departments mutual aid.

10/16 10:30 Windham, ME 7 Walter Partridge Road, attached garage fire with car involved inside. Cut off at the mud room and protected the rest of the home. Mutual aid from Gray, Standish, Westbrook, Gorham and Raymond.

10/11 Newport, NH Chubbs Scrap Metal, Page Hill Road, two burned, one seriously, when a gas tank being drained exploded with resulting fire.

10/11 16:45 Sullivan, NH Chapman Pond Road, vehicle fire. After extinguishment, a body was discovered in the vehicle.

10/10 Whitefield, NH Weathervane Theatre, building now used for storage and was original theatre destroyed, but the main theatre exposure was protected !

10/9 afternoon Thomaston, ME 78 Knox Street, 3 story 10 unit, apartment building with fire showing on arrival. Roof and second floor extensively damaged and smoke and water damage throughout. Mutual aid to scene and cover.

10/8 Cumberland, ME 40 Blackstrap Road, RV adjacent to a home was destroyed, but moving the vehicle protected the home. Mutual aid was called.

10/5 afternoon Portland, ME Grant Street unoccupied three story structure under renovation, flames through the roof on arrival. Extensive fire damage to third floor water damage below.

10/4 21:20 Manchester, NH 160 Wilson Street, heavy smoke from a bathroom fire in the basement apartment, with quick knock down. Fire is under investigation.

10/4 17:24 Biddeford, ME 2 Alarm Main & Hill Streets, 3 to 4 floor wood frame, first floor store with 8 or 10 occupied apartments above. One occupant deceased, later determined to be a suicide. At one point FFs were ordered out and external attack until safe to re-enter. Mutual aid to scene and cover.

10/2 22:00 Manchester, NH 558 Silver Street, apartment building, vacant from a previous fire. Arson fire set on the second floor.

10/2 11:00 Richmond, ME 395 River Road (Route 24), house fire, fully involved upon arrival. Nine year old boy severely burned transferred to CMMC.

10/2 01:30 Strafford, NH 1668 Parker Mountain Road, two family dwelling. Working fire on arrival. Two families homeless.

10/1 09:16 Long Island, ME All Hands 2 Winter View Lane, trailer fire.

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