Dresden Fire Department’s Save The Dresden Fireman’s Basement Strategy Works Like A Charm

Dresden Fire Department

Dresden Fire DepartmentAlbert Lilly was at his daughter’s Damariscotta home for Thanksgiving when, shortly before 1 p.m., he and other Dresden firefighters were paged out to a fire at 1115 Middle Rd. It was his address. When the 15-plus year veteran firefighter heard the fire had reached the home’s eaves, he knew it was gone. Lilly, 53, is used to fighting other people’s fires. “I’m watching my life burn away,” Lilly said the next morning, as smoke and a few flames lingered over the debris of the two-story colonial he and wife Rosemary Lilly built two decades ago. (read more at Wiscasset Newspaper)