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Pembroke Wildfire Contained, Summons To Property Owner - May. 08, 2013

PEMBROKE, Maine (WQDY NEWS) - A wildfire that erupted Tuesday aftenoon was held to only four acres thanks to the quick response from several area fire departments.



PHOTO COURTESY OF THE MAINE FOREST SERVICE


Maine Forest Ranger Ryan Maker said the blaze broke out behind a home in a burn pile.


The homeowner received a summons for failure to extinguish the burn pile.


Firefighters from Pembroke, Charlotte, Dennysville, Perry and the Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge worked most of Tuesday afternoon containing and extinguishing the fire.