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  • Former Firefighter Jailed

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    Kennebec Journal
    Posted: January 9th, 2003

    SKOWHEGAN — Following a long, emotionally charged hearing Wednesday, Chief Superior Court Justice Nancy Mills sentenced Patrick Miner Sr. to 20 days in jail for violating his probation by going to a Canaan fire


  • OOB Businesses Assess Future After Fires

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    Journal Tribune
    Posted: January 8th, 2003

    OLD ORCHARD BEACH — Two major players in the downtown scene were taken out of the line-up with last Friday’s fire, presenting the business community with at least two questions: How will the second fire in nine months affect the image of downtown, and what will fill the empty space?


  • Fire Crews Picket Council

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    The Kennebec Journal
    Posted: January 8th, 2003

    WATERVILLE — City firefighters Tuesday night picketed outside The Center downtown and at a City Council meeting, saying they have been struggling unsuccessfully to get a fair labor contract


  • New Portland Camp Burns

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    Maine Today
    Posted: January 7th, 2003

    Fire trucks and firefighters from half a dozen area towns slipped and slid on glare ice as they fought the blaze, but were unable to save the building.


  • Woman Badly Hurt in Fire

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    Central Maine Daily Sentinel
    Posted: January 7th, 2003

    A 76-year-old woman suffered serious burns in a Friday morning fire that gutted the Pleasantdale Avenue home she shares with her son.


  • Crew Fields 4 Fire Calls

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    Central Maine Daily Sentinel
    Posted: January 7th, 2003

    Volunteer firefighters responded to four fire alarms over the weekend and Monday morning, two of which were small chimney fires.


  • Two Homes Burn in New Year's Fires

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    Central Maine Daily Sentinel
    Posted: January 2nd, 2003

    Firefighters from Canaan, Skowhegan and surrounding towns were busy in the early hours of the new year battling two devastating house fires.