Fire damages Skowhegan home

SKOWHEGAN — A couple will have to find another place to live after a fire destroyed part of their home on Prospect Street late Friday.

The fire started on the outside of the ranch-style home where a pellet stove connected to a vent, Skowhegan Fire Chief Tom Keene said. The blaze then spread up the wall, under the eaves and into the attic.

Keene said owners Brad and Linda Chandler had just gone to bed when Brad Chandler heard a noise. “He got up to investigate the noise and could see, looking out his window, the fire on the outside wall of his home,” he said. He called 911 at 9:57 p.m.

The home at 27 Prospect St. is still standing, but the roof, attic and ceiling in the living room will need to be rebuilt. There was also smoke and water damage.

“The home is not livable right at this time. It’s going to need repairs,” Keene said. The house was insured.

About 25 firefighters from Skowhegan responded and got the fire under control within about 20 minutes. Norridgewock firefighters stood by at the Skowhegan fire station.

IN CANAAN, Friday at 5 p.m., harassment was reported on Hinckley Road.

IN ANSON, Friday at 4:06 p.m., trespassing was reported on Wilson Street.

IN FAIRFIELD, Friday at 1:22 p.m., a search warrant was issued on Center Road.

4:55 p.m., firefighters were called to Skowhegan Road.

9:48 p.m., firefighters were called to Summit Street.

10:11 p.m., a disturbance was reported on Burrill Street.

IN NORRIDGEWOCK, Friday at 8:03 p.m., harassment was reported on Sunset Hill Road.

IN PITTSFIELD, Friday at 3:17 p.m., a snowmobile complaint was reported on Detroit Street.

IN SKOWHEGAN, Friday at 10:04 a.m., harassment was reported on North Avenue.

1:32 p.m., threatening was reported on North Avenue.

2:28 p.m., larceny was reported on Leavitt Street.

9:57 p.m., a structure fire was reported on Prospect Street.

Saturday at 12:42 a.m., police investigated a report of suspicious activity on Lawton Street.

IN SOLON, Saturday at 12:46 p.m., a disturbance was reported on Main Street..

IN WATERVILLE, Friday at 10:36 a.m., a domestic dispute was reported on Summer Street.

2:52 p.m., suspicious activity was reported on Elm Street.

4:10 p.m., police investigated a report of suspicious activity on Prospect Street.

6:26 p.m., harassment was reported on Water Street.

7:46 p.m., a domestic dispute was reported on Redington Street.

11:41 p.m., harassment was reported on Kelsey Street.

Arrests

IN ANSON, Friday at 9:35 p.m., Stanley G. Johnson, 50, of Madison, arrested on a charge of operating under the influence.

IN MADISON, Friday at 12:46 p.m., Justin Rolfe, 20, of Fairfield, arrested on a charge of violating probation.

IN SKOWHEGAN, Thursday at 1:23 p.m., Eric Vincent Nelson, 27, of Fairfield, arrested on a charge of operating while license suspended or revoked.

2:29 p.m., Eric Dale Dillingham, 42, of Skowhegan, arrested on a probation hold.

2:30 p.m., Cody James Thompson, 21, of Skowhegan, arrested on a probation hold.

Friday at 10:46 p.m., Isaiah J. Soll, 39, of Norridgewock, arrested on a charge of operating under the influence.

Saturday at 1:25 p.m., Chantell M. Edes, 34, of Madison, arrested on a charge of operating under the influence.

IN SOLON, Saturday at 6:43 a.m., Matthew W. Sleeper, 51, of North Anson, arrested on a charge of operating under the influence.

IN WATERVILLE, Friday at 11:12 a.m., Neal Teixeira, 28, of Waterville, arrested on a charge of domestic-violence assault, on Summer Street.

5:20 p.m., Jason Pomeroy, 18, of North Anson, arrested on a warrant.

Saturday at 1:12 a.m., James Mayhew, 33, of Fairfield, arrested on a charge of violating conditions of release, on the Ticonic Bridge.

2 a.m., Dawn Eliopoulos, 41, of Augusta, arrested on a charge of operating under the influence, on Main Street.


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