Tag Archives: Maine

Maine Reports Nearly 100 Wildfires

Over 60 acres burned so far     AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Forest Service says the number of wildfires in the state is approaching 100 and that more than 60 acres have burned so far this year. Forest ...

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Forest Rangers, Firefighters Battle Maine Inn Fire

Inn was built in 1864   CHESUNCOOK TOWNSHIP, Maine (AP) — Forest rangers say a fire leveled a century-and-a-half-old inn in northern Maine. Firefighters and Maine forest rangers say they responded Saturday morning to a fire that destroyed the Chesuncook ...

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Woman with Frying Pan Helps Stop Maine Forest Fire

Weeks carried water back and forth between the flames   BEDDINGTON, Maine (AP) — Maine forest rangers say the quick actions of a woman armed with a frying pan helped stop a forest fire. Rangers say Nancy Weeks used a ...

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Prescribed Burn Set for Maine Island

Swan Island fire aims to improve habitat   RICHMOND, Maine (AP) — Maine’s Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife plans to conduct a prescribed wildfire burn on an island in the Kennebec (KEH’-nuh-bek) River to try to improve habitat for ...

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