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Fire Chief Arrested; Started Blaze Fought by 100
The Maine fire chief has been placed on leave after being arrested for arson.

A fire chief in Maine has been arrested after investigators said he started a blaze that scorched more than 40 acres of land and was fought by more than 100 firefighters.

Old Orchard Beach Fire Chief Ricky Plummer was arrested overnight in connection with the April 15 fire. The blaze in Old Orchard Beach forced the evacuations of some residents as it chewed up 42 acres.

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08 May 2016, 13:11