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Maine Firefighter Killed in Crash On Way to Call

Maine Firefighter Killed in Crash On Way to Call

Associated Press

January 06, 2011

SHAPLEIGH, Maine (AP) — Officials say a Maine volunteer firefighter was killed when he lost control of his vehicle while responding to a call in Shapleigh.

The York County Sheriff’s Department says 58-year-old David Remington of Acton lost control of his pickup truck on Monday night on Owls Nest Road about a mile from Route 109.

Remington, a former Portland firefighter, was thrown from his vehicle when it rolled. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

WMTW-TV says Remington lived in Acton and was a volunteer firefighters for the town of Shapleigh.

A full firefighters funeral service is being planned at the request of the family.

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