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Boothbay - General - Bkby Saved In Boothbay House Fire New FD Chief...
Bkby Saved In Boothbay House Fire New FD Chief Fight* First Blaze 1R|ml»l nl.D.lrfe Boothbay Harbor, Nov. 27.--An Infant was rescued uninjured a burninif apartment In Dunbar Homes. Government-owned apartment apartment project here this afternoon Fred Kingsley carried his daughter to safety when he discovered discovered a bedroom in flames. The apartment was destroyed Boothbay Harbor firemen, fighting fighting their llrst fire under new Harold Dodge, prevented damage to other apartments In the long, one-story, wooden building. Dunbar Homes was built to shelter shipyard workers during War II. Mrs. Kingsley was not at when the fire broke out. Kingsley said. Damage to the apartment will probably exceed $1.000 according according to an unofficial estimate Chief Dodge was named recently recently by the selectmen! to fill the vacancy caused by the death E. J. Hutchlnson. head of the fire department for nearly a century. Dodge, member of the department for 17 years, has first assistant chief since 1939 With his advancement Laurlston Little was promoted from second to first assistant and B.el Austin Dolloff named second' assistant.

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  1. Portland Press Herald,
  2. 28 Nov 1949, Mon,
  3. Page 15

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