04/15/2014 06:00 PM AKEMA just received a report that the Hughes Road in Mapleton is now closed due to water runoff across the road. We continue to stress for all motorists to use extreme caution and never to cross and body of water on the roadway.
Author: Jesse Belanger
04/15/2014 03:00 PM Mapleton Fire Chief/EMA Director reporting the Pullcifer Rd @ TeaKettle Brook is closed due to brook flooding. He also reported that the Hughes Road is having washout issues from field runoff.
*****PRESS RELEASE***** 04/15/2014 04:00 PM Ice Out 2014 Update Aroostook EMA (AKEMA) is receiving reports of multiple road closures across the County. The majority of the issues are coming from melting snowpack running off into the roads and causing things as small as water in the road to complete washouts of pavement and culverts. Aroostook EMA is also sending and receiving information with Canadian Emergency Measures (EMO) so that both countries can be better informed on river flows. AKEMA has...
04/15/2014 03:00 PM Town of Washburn is reporting that Main Street is one lane only due to large amounts of runoff coming into the town affecting both homes and the roadway.
04/15/2014 02:00 PM Fort Fairfield EMA is reporting that the Strickland Road is closed due to run off from the field. This took out the pavement and culvert and is impassable.
04/15/2014 01:00 PM Fort Fairfield EMA is reporting that Forrest Avenue from Page Rd Intersection to Up Country Road Intersection is Closed from field water runoff.
04/15/2014 11:00 AM: Fort Fairfield EMA is reporting that the Currier Road is closed due to runoff from the field. We are seeing more of this than usual due to the unusual amount of snow that is melting on the ground.
The 2014 Maine Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference is just around the corner! The Emergency Preparedness Conference is an annual event, hosted by Maine Emergency Management Agency. The event focuses on providing a forum for safety and emergency preparedness for everyone from business and industry, to public safety, to education and the general public. The event grows every year, and we strongly encourage anyone with an interest to make an effort to attend! The agenda is available. Registration is still open...
Maine Vigilant Guard Exercise 2013 to Kick off Tuesday, November 5 10/31/2013 12:00 AM EDT AUGUSTA, ME Starting Tuesday, November 5 and continuing through Friday November 8, National Guard Soldiers and Airmen, local and state first responders, local, county and state emergency managers, voluntary agencies and multi-national participants and observers will be conducting a large-scale training exercise at venues all across the State of Maine. The exercise, called “Vigilant Guard,” will begin with a simulated ice storm, followed by simulated...