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  1. More Than 100 Firefighters from 20 Towns Battle Massive ME Mill FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    June 24--SANFORD -- A massive, fast-moving fire tore through a long-abandoned mill building on River Street in Sanford on Friday night, destroying the mill and a link to the city's textile history. The fire at the building, known locally as the Stenton Trust Mill, was reported about 6:50 p.m. and spread quickly, with flames leaping from the windows and smoke filling downtown.

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  2. Fire at ME Warehouse Causes Grocery WoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    April 29--The fire at a South Portland, Maine, warehouse led to isolated shortages of produce at Hannaford supermarkets in New Hampshire, company officials confirmed Friday. "We are addressing this matter literally hour to hour as more trucks arrive at store locations," said Eric Blom, a Hannaford spokesman.

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  3. ME Firefighters Push for Ban on Flame RetardantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    Feb. 28--AUGUSTA -- Maine firefighters have joined with an environmental group to urge the Legislature to pass a ban on the sale of upholstered furniture treated with chemical fire retardants. WCSH reports that the groups are seeking to ban the sale of all new products treated with the chemicals starting next year in Maine.

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  4. Firefighters Push for Maine Ban on Flame RetardantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    Feb. 28--AUGUSTA -- Maine firefighters have joined with an environmental group to urge the Legislature to pass a ban on the sale of upholstered furniture treated with chemical fire retardants. WCSH reports that the groups are seeking to ban the sale of all new products treated with the chemicals starting next year in Maine.

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  5. Consultant to Look at Consolidating ME Fire StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | FireHouse.com

    Portland is looking to hire a consultant to study the condition and location of the city's fire stations, with an eye toward consolidation. The cost of the six-month study will depend on the response the city receives from a request for proposals, which will be opened on Jan. 11. Eighteen firms from throughout Maine and the U.S. are weighing whether to submit proposals, according to the city.

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