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Donations Are Pouring In For An Augusta Family Who Lost Their Home To A Fire

A National Guard family who lost their home to a fire last week has been seeing the generosity of central Maine residents and businesses.

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4 Escape Early Morning (May 31) Fire in Winthrop

Firefighters from Winthrop and 3 area communities, Monmouth, Manchester and Augusta, battled an early morning (May 31) blaze in town. Winthrop Fire Chief Dan Brooks told WCSH that 4 people are very lucky to have escaped.

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How You Can Help A Military Family Who Lost Their Home in an Augusta Fire

Firefighters from four departments battled an Augusta blaze at 323 Riverside Drive in Augusta around 6:45 a.m. (May 28) this morning. The fire destroyed the home and the family lost everything. Two family pets that were unable to be saved. The cause of the fire is likely accidental.

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One Injured In Early Morning Augusta Apartment Fire

A two-alarm fire on Cedar Street in Augusta was reported early this morning. Authorities have said that at least one person is injured.

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Early Sunday Morning Augusta Fire Causes Extensive Damage at Car Dealership

An Augusta fire has caused $100,000 of damage. The blaze occurred at the Darling’s Dodge dealership on Western Avenue early in this (May 4) morning. The building suffered significant damage. One firefighter did have a minor injury, however they did not need any assistance.

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Superman Saved Whitefield Elementary School

The children chanted his name:

Louie! Louie! Louie!

And Louie will now be known as Superman! It's not every day ONE MAN saves an ENTIRE school!

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Two Kids Perish in Memphis House Fire, Aunt Concerned About Food Stamp Card [VIDEO]

Editor's note: The video below was originally published in 2009, we've learned, but is just going viral this week. It's a must-see.

Two kids are dead after they perished in a Memphis, TN. house fire. But what will surprise you in this story is what one relative is concerned about minutes after firefighters discovered the bodies of the kids.

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Getty Images, photo by Justin Sullivan

Maine’s Fire of ’47

Here in Maine they call it the great fire of ’47. It happened on October 17th, 1947. No one knows how it started but they do know where it started: in a cranberry bog near Salisbury Cove and then it spread.

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Fire Happening Right Now on Western Avenue in Augusta

I smelled the smoke before I even noticed anything.

There is a fire happening now (5:00am) at Marketing Unlimited at 84 Western Avenue in Augusta. Emergency crews are on hand.

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Quebec Village Evacuated + Maine Crews on Scene: One Death Reported [UPDATE]


According to the AP, one person has died after the train carrying crude oil derailed.

Fire crews from Maine are helping at a disaster in Quebec. Following a train derailment, 80 tankers of gasoline caught fire forcing the village of Lac-Megantic, in the province of Quebec, to be evacuated.

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