Comments for: Lightning strike claims Medway garage as storm batters state

Posted July 16, 2014, at 8:57 a.m.
Last modified July 16, 2014, at 8:03 p.m.

MEDWAY | A lightning bolt from thunderstorms that rolled over northern Maine on Tuesday ignited a Medway family’s garage in a fire that might have also destroyed a mobile home had not firefighters been training nearby, officials said Wednesday. The homeowner, Jeffrey Stanley, told firefighters that he “saw a …

CORRECTION:

A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that the Medway Fire Department's first truck on the scene, a 3,000-gallon pumper, had 2,250 gallons when it arrived.

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