Fairfield Fire Department’s Save The Basement Strategy Would Have Worked Like A Charm If Mobile Homes Had Basements

Fairfield Maine Fire Department

Fairfield Maine Fire DepartmentFAIRFIELD — A fire at a home in Fairfield caused extensive damage to the kitchen area, and possibly destroyed the house, on Monday morning. The homeowner, John Holt, of Fairfield, had been out hunting since about 5 a.m. Monday morning when he received a phone call that his house, located at 161 Martin Stream Road, was on fire, he said. The fire was reported around 10:30 a.m. by David Grant of Grant’s Home Improvements, who was installing a door on the house across the street and saw the fire rising from the roof. “I thought, ‘That doesn’t look normal,’ (read more at Kennebec Journal)