JEFFERSON — Monday morning a man almost amputated his finger while sawing wood.

Jefferson Fire Chief Walter Morris said the man was cutting wood at Hunt Lumber off Route 215 when his gloves got caught in the saw. Morris wasn’t sure of the man’s name and a Lincoln dispatcher said he was not allowed to divulge any information about the incident.

“When we got there his coworkers did a good job applying pressure and stopping the bleeding,” Morris said Monday. “The finger was still attached.”

The man was transported by ambulance to Miles Memorial Hospital in Damariscotta. No further information is available.

“I don’t know if they were able to save it,” he said.

Augusta
SUNDAY
At 5:05 p.m., a disturbance was reported on State Street.
6:43 p.m., a theft was reported at Applebees on Western Avenue.
7:13 p.m., a disturbance was reported at the Big Apple on Civic Center Drive.
9:22 p.m., police arrested Randall Brackett, 27, of Augusta on a warrant.
10: 49 p.m., a theft was reported at Cumberland Farms on Mount Vernon Avenue.
MONDAY
At 10:17 a.m., a disturbance was reported at Irving Circle K on Civic Center Drive.
12:19 p.m., a domestic disturbance was reported at Twins Country Store on the North Belfast Avenue.
1:17 p.m., a theft was reported at the Gap on Stephen King Drive.

Hallowell
MONDAY
At 2:23 a.m., a disturbance was reported on Academy Street.


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