Comments for: Prison closure would reduce firefighter head count in Washington County

Posted Jan. 03, 2012, at 2:32 p.m.
Last modified Jan. 03, 2012, at 3:56 p.m.

BUCKS HARBOR | Closing the Down East Correctional Facility would relocate about two dozen low-security inmates who have been trained by the Maine Forest Service to assist in fighting wildfires within Washington County. Mothballing the facility, which is now at capacity with 149 inmates, has been proposed by Maine …

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