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    Vehicles drive south on Maine Avenue through falling snow along the banks of the Kennebec River on Thursday in Farmingdale.

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    Fabian Oil tanker truck driver Scott Nesbit checks a dip stick at the fuel tanks at the Litchfield Country Store. Nesbit delivered 5,000 gallons of gasoline to the store that clerks said ran out Wednesday. This season has been one of the most challenging in Nesbit's career of delivering critical distillates to customers throughout Maine. "The craziest cold in 30 years," he remarked. "But that's what makes the oil flow."

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    Balancing on a slippery roof top Bryan Tylor shovels snow off his home in China during blizzard on Thursday.

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    A Maine Department of Transportation snow plow truck leads a line of motorists while plowing U.S. Route 201 in Hinckley during blizzard on Thursday, January 4, 2017. (Staff Photo by David Leaming/Staff Photographer)

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    As snow begins to fall during the blizzard on Thursday, Clyde Goodwin walks in Waterville with his hood pulled up over his face against the cold wind.

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    West Gardiner Fire Chief Gary Hickey, right, and Gardiner firefighter Eric Davis extinguish a chimney fire in Litchfield on Thursday as a snowstorm moved through the region. The fire was quickly put out, Litchfield Fire Chief Stan Labbe said, with no injuries reported.

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    As snow begins to accumulate during blizzard on Thursday, city of Waterville employee Bob LaPlante clears sidewalks in front of the police department. "I'd rather be in Florida right now," LaPlante said.

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    A Vassalboro snow plow truck passes a motorist while plowing the Webber Pond Road in Vassalboro during blizzard on Thursday.

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    Wearing ear muffs, goggles and a face mask Roger Morrissette uses his snowblower to clear snow off a driveway on the Webber Pond Road in Vassalboro during blizzard on Thursday.

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    During the storm, city worker Tucker Fitzmaurice runs a snow blower through the Johnson Hall Mini Park on Thursday on Water Street in Gardiner. He and another worker using a snow blower mounted on a small tractor were clearing the sidewalks and parks.

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    A city plow truck clears snow off the road on Thursday on Water Street in downtown Gardiner.

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    People clean snow off their vehicles parked on Commercial Street during the storm Thursday afternoon in downtown Augusta.

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    Snow blows around as a front-end loader with plow attachment cleans up a parking lot in the Marketplace at Augusta Thursday afternoon.

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    A car crash on Town Farm Road in Sidney Thursday morning brought utility lines down across a vehicle, trapping the driver inside for about an hour.

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    Police say 1 person was injured and taken to the hospital after a car slid into an Augusta Fire Department truck Thursday morning on Northern Avenue in Augusta.

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    Police respond to a two-vehicle crash Thursday morning on Northern Avenue in Augusta in which one person was reportedly injured and taken to the hospital. A car slid down the road and crashed into an Augusta Fire Department truck, police said.

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