Comments for: Ammunition rounds explode at Millinocket fire

Posted Jan. 10, 2013, at 8:41 p.m.
Last modified Jan. 11, 2013, at 5:09 p.m.

MILLINOCKET, Maine — Several thousand rounds of ammunition cooked off during a fire that destroyed a Medway Road home on Thursday, killing several pets and heavily damaging a nearby house, firefighters said. Firefighters were startled at first by the explosions, which sounded like erratic semi-automatic weapons fire, at the fire …

CORRECTION:

An earlier version of this story contained an error. Millinocket Fire Chief Andrew Turcotte was not alluding to an incident in Webster, N.Y., in which two firefighters were killed and two injured, he was alluding to several incidents where firefighters were targets of violence.

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