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Brooks: Fire Incidents in 2006, Maine (ME)

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2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 8

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents per 100,000 population

Incident types - Brooks

Incident types - Maine



Location: Vetrans Hwy, Brooks, ME 04921
Fire Department: Freedom Fire Department, ME ,  ID: N2400,  Incident #: 28-06
Incident Type: Chimney or flue fire originating in and confined to a chimney or flue.
Alarm Time: 03/28/2006 08:45,  Arrival Time: 03/28/2006 08:46,  Controlled Time: 03/28/2006 08:47,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/28/2006 08:49
Action taken: Canceled en route.
Location: Lang Hill hwy, Brooks, ME 04921
Fire Department: Freedom Fire Department, ME ,  ID: N2400,  Incident #: 16-06
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 07/27/2006 09:29,  Arrival Time: 07/27/2006 09:38,  Controlled Time: 07/27/2006 09:56,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/27/2006 10:30
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Entrance way, lobby,  Heat Source: Hot or smoldering object, other
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Heat source too close to combustibles.)
Location: Moosehead trail Hwy, Brooks, ME 04921
Fire Department: Freedom Fire Department, ME ,  ID: N2400,  Incident #: 17-06
Incident Type: Vehicle accident, general cleanup. Includes incidents where FD is dispatched after the accident to clear away debris. Excludes extrication from vehicle and flammable liquid spills.
Alarm Time: 08/01/2006 01:31,  Arrival Time: 08/01/2006 01:44,  Controlled Time: 08/01/2006 02:49,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/01/2006 03:00
Actions taken:
  • Provide manpower. Includes providing manpower to assist rescue/ambulance units lift patients or providing manpower to assist police.
  • Provide apparatus.
  • Control traffic. Includes setting up barricades and directing traffic.
Location: Purpleheart Hwy, Brooks, ME 04921
Fire Department: Freedom Fire Department, ME ,  ID: N2400,  Incident #: 18-06
Incident Type: Vehicle accident, general cleanup. Includes incidents where FD is dispatched after the accident to clear away debris. Excludes extrication from vehicle and flammable liquid spills.
Alarm Time: 08/11/2006 08:33,  Arrival Time: 08/11/2006 08:37,  Controlled Time: 08/11/2006 10:25,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/11/2006 10:30
Action taken: Control traffic. Includes setting up barricades and directing traffic.
Location: Reynolds Rd, Brooks, ME 04921
Fire Department: Freedom Fire Department, ME ,  ID: N2400,  Incident #: 22-06
Incident Type: Vehicle accident, general cleanup. Includes incidents where FD is dispatched after the accident to clear away debris. Excludes extrication from vehicle and flammable liquid spills.
Alarm Time: 09/24/2006 05:11,  Arrival Time: 09/24/2006 05:17,  Controlled Time: 09/24/2006 07:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/24/2006 07:03
Action taken: Control traffic. Includes setting up barricades and directing traffic.
Location: purpleheart hwy, brooks, ME 04921
Fire Department: Freedom Fire Department, ME ,  ID: N2400,  Incident #: 25-06
Incident Type: Vehicle accident, general cleanup. Includes incidents where FD is dispatched after the accident to clear away debris. Excludes extrication from vehicle and flammable liquid spills.
Alarm Time: 10/11/2006 17:15,  Arrival Time: 10/11/2006 17:17,  Controlled Time: 10/11/2006 17:20,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/11/2006 17:23
Action taken: Canceled en route.
Location: Reynolds rd, Brooks, ME 04921
Fire Department: Brooks Fire Department, 19 W Purpleheart Hwy W, Brooks, ME 04921,  ID: N2860,  Incident #: 35-06
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 02/17/2006 19:22,  Arrival Time: 02/17/2006 19:25,  Controlled Time: 02/17/2006 19:27,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/17/2006 19:36
Actions taken:
  • Establish safe area. Includes isolating the area affected by denying entry to unprotected persons and establishing hazard control zones (hot, warm, cold).
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
Location: Vetrans hwy, Brooks, ME 04921
Fire Department: Brooks Fire Department, 19 W Purpleheart Hwy W, Brooks, ME 04921,  ID: N2860,  Incident #: 36-06
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 02/17/2006 08:50,  Arrival Time: 02/17/2006 09:01,  Controlled Time: 02/17/2006 10:45,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/17/2006 10:50
Action taken: Control traffic. Includes setting up barricades and directing traffic.
Location: 14 Moosehead trail, Brooks, ME 04921
Fire Department: Brooks Fire Department, 19 W Purpleheart Hwy W, Brooks, ME 04921,  ID: N2860,  Incident #: 34-06
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 02/18/2006 11:11,  Arrival Time: 02/18/2006 11:17,  Controlled Time: 02/18/2006 11:33,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/18/2006 11:44
Actions taken:
  • Control traffic. Includes setting up barricades and directing traffic.
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Mechanical failure, malfunction, other)
Location: Webb Road, Brooks, ME 04921
Fire Department: Brooks Fire Department, 19 W Purpleheart Hwy W, Brooks, ME 04921,  ID: N2860,  Incident #: 30-06
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 03/01/2006 18:05,  Arrival Time: 03/01/2006 18:13,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/01/2006 19:00
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Operator/passenger area of transportation equip.,  Heat Source: Hot ember or ash,  Item First Ignited: Multiple items first ignited
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
  • Misuse of material or product, other
  • Possibly impaired by alcohol or drugs
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Ford
Location: Foster Drive, Brooks, ME 04921
Fire Department: Brooks Fire Department, 19 W Purpleheart Hwy W, Brooks, ME 04921,  ID: N2860,  Incident #: 9-06
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 04/03/2006 19:37,  Arrival Time: 04/03/2006 19:42,  Controlled Time: 04/03/2006 20:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/03/2006 20:10
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Provide water. Includes tanker shuttle operations and pumping in a relay or from a water source. Excludes normal fire suppression operations.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Bedroom - < 5 persons,  Heat Source: Heat from powered equipment, other,  Item First Ignited: Bedding
Cause of Ignition: Cause under investigation (Misuse of material or product, other)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Length: 12,  Width: 60
,  Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres,  Wildland Fire Cause: Open/outdoor fire
Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Langhill Hwy, Brooks, ME 04921
Fire Department: Brooks Fire Department, 19 W Purpleheart Hwy W, Brooks, ME 04921,  ID: N2860,  Incident #: 9-06
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 04/03/2006 19:37,  Arrival Time: 04/03/2006 19:42,  Controlled Time: 04/03/2006 20:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/03/2006 20:10
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Provide water. Includes tanker shuttle operations and pumping in a relay or from a water source. Excludes normal fire suppression operations.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Bedroom - < 5 persons,  Heat Source: Heat from powered equipment, other,  Item First Ignited: Bedding
Cause of Ignition: Cause under investigation (Misuse of material or product, other)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Length: 12,  Width: 60
,  Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres,  Wildland Fire Cause: Open/outdoor fire
Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: 257 Lang Hill Hwy, Brooks, ME 04921
Fire Department: Brooks Fire Department, 19 W Purpleheart Hwy W, Brooks, ME 04921,  ID: N2860,  Incident #: 2-06
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 04/12/2006 14:46,  Arrival Time: 04/12/2006 14:51,  Controlled Time: 04/12/2006 15:08,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/12/2006 15:31
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Provide water. Includes tanker shuttle operations and pumping in a relay or from a water source. Excludes normal fire suppression operations.
  • Provide manpower. Includes providing manpower to assist rescue/ambulance units lift patients or providing manpower to assist police.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Outside area, other,  Heat Source: Hot ember or ash
Cause of Ignition: Intentional (Rekindle)
Location: Shady Lane, Brooks, ME 04921
Fire Department: Brooks Fire Department, 19 W Purpleheart Hwy W, Brooks, ME 04921,  ID: N2860,  Incident #: 13-06
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 06/14/2006 23:16,  Arrival Time: 06/14/2006 23:26,  Controlled Time: 06/15/2006 00:30,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/15/2006 00:35
Actions taken:
  • Establish safe area. Includes isolating the area affected by denying entry to unprotected persons and establishing hazard control zones (hot, warm, cold).
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: 127 Purpleheart Hwy, Brooks, ME 04921
Fire Department: Brooks Fire Department, 19 W Purpleheart Hwy W, Brooks, ME 04921,  ID: N2860,  Incident #: 15-06
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 07/12/2006 11:51,  Arrival Time: 07/12/2006 11:56,  Controlled Time: 07/12/2006 12:20,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/12/2006 12:22
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Vehicle area, other
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Ford
Location: Rte 139 Purpleheart hwy, Brooks, ME 04921
Fire Department: Brooks Fire Department, 19 W Purpleheart Hwy W, Brooks, ME 04921,  ID: N2860,  Incident #: 33-06
Incident Type: Vehicle accident, general cleanup. Includes incidents where FD is dispatched after the accident to clear away debris. Excludes extrication from vehicle and flammable liquid spills.
Alarm Time: 12/04/2006 09:06,  Arrival Time: 12/04/2006 09:30,  Controlled Time: 12/04/2006 10:26,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/04/2006 10:40
Actions taken:
  • Control traffic. Includes setting up barricades and directing traffic.
  • Provide manpower. Includes providing manpower to assist rescue/ambulance units lift patients or providing manpower to assist police.
  • Provide apparatus.
Location: Pond Rd., Brooks, ME 04921
Fire Department: Thorndike Fire Department, 85 Gordan Hill, Thorndike, ME 04986,  Phone: (207) 568-3737,  ID: N4720,  Incident #: 2006023
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 05/31/2006 21:50,  Arrival Time: 05/31/2006 22:20,  Controlled Time: 05/31/2006 22:25,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/31/2006 22:45
Action taken: Provide water. Includes tanker shuttle operations and pumping in a relay or from a water source. Excludes normal fire suppression operations.
Location: Lang Hill Rd., Brooks, ME 04921
Fire Department: Thorndike Fire Department, 85 Gordan Hill, Thorndike, ME 04986,  Phone: (207) 568-3737,  ID: N4720,  Incident #: 2006024
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 07/27/2006 09:15,  Arrival Time: 07/27/2006 09:25,  Controlled Time: 07/27/2006 09:25,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/27/2006 09:25
Action taken: Canceled en route.
Location: Route 131, Brooks, ME 04921
Fire Department: Waldo Fire Department, ME ,  ID: N4920,  Incident #: 8
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 02/18/2006 11:12,  Arrival Time: 02/18/2006 11:23,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/18/2006 11:23
Action taken: Canceled en route.
Location: Foster Street, Brooks, ME 04921
Fire Department: Waldo Fire Department, ME ,  ID: N4920,  Incident #: 18
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 05/31/2006 22:01,  Arrival Time: 05/31/2006 22:10,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/31/2006 23:30
Action taken: Fill-in, standby, other.
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