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

Winterport Maine Fire Department

Winterport Maine Fire DepartmentWINTERPORT, Maine — A fast-moving fire destroyed a family’s home Friday afternoon. The cause of the fire at the home of Jeremy Porter at 411 Monroe Road was a cooking accident, according to Winterport Fire Chief Thomas Doe. He said something spilled on the stove and the fire spread quickly. The homeowner and a neighbor called the Fire Department shortly before 5:30 p.m., Doe said. When the first crew members arrived, fire was shooting out all the windows and eaves of the house, he said. (read more at Bangor Daily News)