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Multiple departments spent hours battling fire in Winn

Mattawamkeag Fire Chief says water and manpower their two biggest hurdles
No word if anyone was inside the house at the time.
No word if anyone was inside the house at the time.(Gray tv)
Published: Oct. 30, 2020 at 8:04 AM EDT
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WINN, Maine (WABI) - Fire fighters spent 9 hours battling a house and garage fire in Winn.

Crews were first called to the home on Route 2 a little before 1 Thursday afternoon.

8 fire departments as well as Maine Forest rangers worked to control the fire for the rest of the afternoon and into the evening.

According to Mattawamkeag’s fire chief, one firefighter was taken to the hospital with what’s described as a minor medical emergency. He was treated and released.

The family that lived in the home lost everything, according to the chief.

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