Mattress fire in New Portland calls out two departments

NEW PORTLAND — Two fire departments were called to the scene of a home fire at 29 Hancock Pond Road early Monday morning after a resident who was smoking in bed accidentally lit a mattress on fire, said New Portland Fire Chief Kip Poulin.

The damage caused by the fire was limited to the mattress and bedding and had mostly been extinguished by the time firefighters from Anson and New Portland arrived, Poulin said. The fire was reported at 2:39 a.m. and crews were at the scene for about an hour.

A young man burned his wrist putting out the fire, but there were no other injuries reported, Poulin said. He did not have the name of the homeowner.

IN ANSON, Sunday at 2:22 p.m., threatening was reported on Cross Road.

IN ATHENS, Sunday at 6:15 p.m., suspicious activity was reported on Valley Road.

IN CORNVILLE, Sunday at 11:45 p.m., a report of suspicious activity was investigated on Wood Road.

IN EMBDEN, Sunday at 6:36 p.m., a report of theft was investigated on Bert Berry Road.

8:15 p.m., a motor vehicle stop led to a warning issued on Main Street.

IN FAIRFIELD, Sunday at 2:25 a.m., a harassment complaint was investigated on Silver Street.

1:51 p.m., a disturbance was reported on Silver Street.

IN HARMONY, Sunday at 4:35 p.m., disturbance was reported on Sugar Hill Road.

IN HARTLAND, Sunday at 12:53 p.m., a report of theft was investigated on Waverly Street.

9:19 p.m., suspicious activity was reported on Libby Street.

11:55 p.m., disturbance was reported on Main Street.

IN JACKMAN, Sunday at 2:16 p.m., a harassment complaint was investigated on Spruce Street.

IN MADISON, Sunday at 12:29 p.m., a report of theft was investigated on Gray Street.

10:37 p.m., an arrest was made on Middle Street.

IN NEW PORTLAND, Monday at 2:39 a.m., a structure fire was reported on Hancock Pond Road.

IN OAKLAND, Friday at 3:32 p.m., a report of harassment was investigated on Swan Hill Road.

Saturday at 1:47 a.m., a report of a domestic dispute was investigated on Main Street.

11:38 a.m., a report of domestic dispute was investigated on High Street.

2:36 p.m., a motor vehicle accident with injury was investigated on Main Street.

4:14 p.m., a report of harassment was investigated on Water Street.

4:34 p.m., a report of criminal mischief was investigated on Powell Avenue.

Sunday at 6:49 p.m., an outdoor fire was extinguished on High Street.

Monday at 9:04 a.m., police made a motor vehicle stop on Kennedy Memorial Drive resulting in a warrant arrest.

IN PITTSFIELD, Sunday at 1:51 a.m., a harassment complaint was reported on Main Street.

7:35 p.m., a harassment complaint was reported on Main Street.

IN SKOWHEGAN, Sunday at 1:22 a.m., disturbance was reported on Madison Avenue.

12:54 p.m., a harassment complaint was investigated on Dinsmore Street.

2:13 p.m., a report of threatening was investigated on Waterville Road.

10:25 p.m., threatening was reported on Water Street.

Monday at 5:27 a.m., a report of vandalism was investigated on Water Street.

IN WATERVILLE, Sunday at 12:14 p.m., a theft was reported on First Rangeway.

4:52 p.m., a burglary was reported at Waterville Grand Hotel on Main Street.

5:52 p.m., threatening was reported at the Chez Paree on Water Street.

6:25 p.m., an assault was reported at the Bob-In restaurant and lounge on Temple Street.

6:55 p.m., a case involving forgery or fraud was reported at Colby College on Mayflower Hill.

7:48 p.m., a theft was reported at Head of Falls off Front Street.

7:52 p.m., a disturbance was reported on College Avenue.

IN WINSLOW, Sunday at 9:47 a.m., police made a pedestrian check on Whipple Street resulting in an arrest.

3:34 p.m., a reported domestic dispute was investigated on Corbett Lane.

ARRESTS

IN OAKLAND, Monday at 9:04 a.m., Janelle A. Gagnon, 42, of Fredricks Corner Road, Norridewock, was arrested on Kennedy Memorial Drive on an arrest warrant.

IN SOMERSET COUNTY, Sunday at 6:17 p.m., Christopher Fiore, 50, of Harmony, was arrested on a charge of domestic violence assault.

9:19 p.m., Tori Micah Luce, 25, of New Portland, was arrested on charges of violating condition of release, driving to endanger and operating after suspension.

Monday at 1:51 a.m., Brittany Elizabeth Horton, 20, of Madison, was arrested on two warrants for an unpaid fine and failing to stop and provide information.

2:08 a.m., Matthew Winston Gordon, 26, listed as a transient, was arrested on three warrants for unpaid fines and charges of unlawful possession of scheduled drugs and trafficking in prison contraband.

IN WATERVILLE, Sunday at 10:05 a.m., Michael J. Derosby, 42, of 19 Colby St., was arrested on Elm Street on a charge of violation of conditions of release.

IN WINSLOW, Sunday at 9:47 a.m., Eric Vincent Nelson, 30, of Halifax Street, was arrested on Whipple Street on an arrest warrant.


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