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Fire Truck Fire Prompts Suit Against Mechanic

A fire that destroyed a fire department tanker (or tender if you are so inclined) in Union, Maine, has prompted a lawsuit by the town against the auto repair shop that had previously repaired the vehicle’s engine. The tanker, a ...

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Maine Firefighter Pleads Guilty to Arson

A volunteer firefighter suspected in a series of fires in Maine last summer, accepted a plea agreement last week and began serving a prison term. Timothy Tiess, 37, of the Pleasant Point Fire Department, was charged with five counts of ...

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Westbrook Replaces Its Fire Chief

Over the past few months, I have written twice about the Westbrook, Maine Fire Department, and the difficulty they seem to be having in addressing allegations of sexual harassment. Now comes word that the newly elected mayor has decided to replace ...

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