Fire Danger is High today! There should still be NO open burning in the North Lakes Coverage area! No permits will be issued! Please remember that even a cigarette butt could cause a huge amount of damage to the local forest. Be very careful.
North Lakes Fire & Rescue Calls for 2012
Calls: Chimney Fire
North Lakes Units where called to a chimney fire on the Cyr Road in Cross Lake. Upon arrival crews found no more fire in the chimney, cleaned out the stove and pipe and provided a thorough check for any extension. Crews cleared the scene soon after.
Calls: Chimney Fire
North Lakes Fire & Rescue was called to a chimney fire in Cross Lake TWP. Units responded with T1, E1, P1 & Chief's Truck, extinguished fire and cleared the pipe.
Calls: False Alarm on Permit Burn
North Lakes Fire & Rescue was called for a possible fire of an unknown origin. Members investigated and found a active permitted burn.
Fort Kent Fire & Rescue requested our assistance at a motor vehicle accident with entrapment. Crews assisted FK Fire where needed.
Calls: Well Being Check
North Lakes Fire & Rescue responded to a well being check on a resident after notification of a Life-Alert activation.
Calls: Traffic Control
North Lakes Fire & Rescue assisted with traffic control at a car-moose accident on US 161.
Calls: Smoke Investigation
North Lakes received a call from a home owner who had smoke coming from a fan. North Lakes responded with a thermal imaging camera and found no fire or smoke. The owner was told to keep the fan off and call an electrician to check it out.
Calls: Fire Investigation
A fire was spotted off Route 161 in Cross Lake. North Lakes Chief responded and investigated and found no issues.
Calls: Mutual Aid Fort Kent
Fort Kent Fire & Rescue requested a Engine, Tanker and Crew from North Lakes for a structure fire. North Lakes was able to send E2, T9, P1, Chief's Truck and 12 personnel. North Lakes crews assisted with a tanker shuttle operation, used E2 to supply hand lines and had crews operating lines.
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Calls: Mutual Aid Caribou
Caribou Fire requested mutual aid for a vehicle fire that spread into the woods. North Lakes units responded with P1, T14 & T8.