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Maine Forest Rangers Seek Public's Help In Arson Wildfires In Washington County - Aug. 25, 2013

The Maine Forest Service says rangers and local fire crews responded to a serious of arson fires in Eastern Washington County on Sunday.

Wildfires were in Princeton (Pokey Road), Charlotte (Station Road), Meddybemps (Higgins Road), Baileyville (Grand Falls Road). There were also two fires along Route 1 in Indian Township and in Grand Lake Stream (Amazon Road).



Arson fire in Indian Township-Maine Forest Service photo


All of the fires were contained to less than an acre. No structures were threatened and there were no injuries to firefighters.

Maine Forest Rangers are asking anyone who may have seen anything suspicious to call the Maine Arson Hotline at 1-800-987-0257.

All calls are held in confidence, with a reward available if information leads to an arrest.