• Fire in Houlton destroys several businesses
    on September 20, 2023 at 7:00 am

    An overnight fire Wednesday at a building at the Houlton International Airport has impacted several businesses and area residents. Houlton Fire Department Chief Milton Cone tells our sister station WAGM that a crew of 29 firefighters responded to a […]

  • Monson radio tower to receive backup power system
    on September 20, 2023 at 7:00 am

    During the weekend storm that struck New England, consisting of what was once Hurricane Lee, the Monson Fire Department was responding to a number of calls in the town as well as the surrounding area these firefighters cover. A power outage ended […]

  • Medical facility in Westbrook evacuated due to space heater incident
    on September 19, 2023 at 7:00 am

    A commercial medical facility in Westbrook was evacuated Monday morning after a space heater incident, officials say. The Westbrook Fire Department wrote in a Facebook post that a space heater was plugged into a power strip and overloaded the […]

  • Man rescued from woods near Freedom after ATV crash
    on September 19, 2023 at 1:09 am

    Emergency crews rescued a man who was injured in an ATV crash in Freedom Monday. Palermo Fire Chief Roger Komandt says they found the man off the trail about two-and-a-half miles into the woods. He says they were able to stabilize the victim […]

  • 4-year anniversary of deadly Farmington explosion remembered
    on September 16, 2023 at 11:50 am

    Saturday marked the four-year anniversary of the deadly explosion in Farmington. The explosion at the Leap, Inc. building killed Farmington Fire Capt. Michael Bell. Six other firefighters were injured, and building maintenance manager Larry Lord […]

  • Lincoln Fire Department welcomes new recruits
    on September 16, 2023 at 2:00 am

    VIDEO: After months of staffing shortages, the Lincoln Fire Department has finally filled a number of vacant positions. "I was a combat medic in the army, I was a salesman, I've done a lot of retail and a lot of things that didn't feel like the […]

  • Governor Mills declares a State of Emergency ahead of Hurricane Lee
    on September 15, 2023 at 7:00 am

    As Hurricane Lee heads for Maine, Governor Mills has declared a State of Emergency. The governor says she is also applauding President Biden fo his approval of her request for a Presidential Emergency Disaster Declaration. The President approved […]

  • Maine EMS Connectivity Project Preparing To Launch
    on September 15, 2023 at 2:34 am

    Maine EMS recently received grant funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation through the Bureau of Highway Safety to begin the Maine EMS Connectivity Project. This project seeks to connect all licensed EMS vehicles in the State of Maine to […]

  • Remembering the Unity firefighter who died in flooding during a 1954 hurricane
    on September 13, 2023 at 11:33 pm

    A Unity firefighter was killed while trying to rescue a family caught in a flash flood more than 60 years ago may have a bridge named after him. Sen. Glenn “Chip” Curry, D-Waldo, submitted legislation in 2022 to rename a bridge over Sandy […]

  • Bar Harbor officials prepare for Hurricane Lee
    on September 13, 2023 at 9:22 pm

    Like most tourists, Hurricane Lee is making a stop in Bar Harbor before the summer ends. “We got an incoming storm, Hurricane Lee, which last I checked was a category one, looks like it may be downgraded to a tropical storm by the time it hits […]

  • Wells Fire Department prepares for possible Hurricane Lee impacts
    on September 13, 2023 at 7:00 am

    VIDEO: Heavy rain and high surf from Hurricane Lee could impact coastal Maine communities this weekend. First responders and emergency management agencies are getting ready now. The Wells Fire Department has staff on standby beginning Friday and […]

  • Puppy rescued in North Yarmouth after getting head stuck in toy
    on September 12, 2023 at 3:34 pm

    A Great Dane puppy is safe after getting his head stuck in a small hole in a plastic, serpentine toy that dogs typically run through. Firefighters with North Yarmouth Fire Rescue were called Monday morning as the dog was starting to choke. Staff […]

  • Orrington Fire & Rescue receives Lucas device for cardiac arrest scenes
    on September 12, 2023 at 7:00 am

    The Orrington Fire & Rescue Department has received a grant of over $20,000, for a device to help first responders on the scene of a cardiac arrest. The grant is through the Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation. Called the Lucas device, it […]

  • Brewer Fire Department honors lives lost on 9/11 in annual tradition
    on September 12, 2023 at 7:00 am

    VIDEO: Brewer Fire Department is keeping with tradition and honoring the lives lost on September 11th back in 2001. Their ladder truck with flag flying outside the department. Turn out gear at the front the vehicle. Brewer has done this every […]

  • Firefighters from across the state convene in Presque Isle
    on September 11, 2023 at 7:00 am

    PHOTOS: More than 70 fire departments turned out for the 59th annual Maine State Federation of Firefighters Convention that featured a Saturday parade down Main Street in Presque Isle. Around 65 different fire trucks drove down the parade line with […]