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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Wells Ocean Rescue will be on duty beginning Saturday May 23rd

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Coverage will be "Beach Walks".

Full coverage, with all stands in place, will begin 06/30/2020.

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Burn Permits no longer at Public Safety

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To obtain a Burn Permit, be do so online using:

Burn Permit Website Wells Fire Department News
Posted on: April 25, 2016

Sky Lanterns Illegal in Maine

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Sky lanterns (often known as floating, paper or Chinese lanterns) are made from thin paper stretched on a frame. A candle or other fuel source is held in a holder in the frame, and the burning fuel provides heat and lifts the lantern into the air. These l...

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

Wells Swears In New Fire Chief, Mark Dupuis

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On Monday, October 21st the Town of Wells swore in Mark Dupuis as the new Fire Chief. Chief Dupuis suceeds Chief Wayne Veter, who died this summer after a yearlong battle against lung cancer.

ARTICLE: "Wells swears in new fire chief" Wells Fire Department News
Posted on: October 22, 2019

Wells to Swear In New Fire Chief

Mark Dupuis to be Sworn In Image

The Town of Wells will swear in the new Fire Chief on Monday, October 21st, 2019. Mark Dupuis will take an oath of office. The ceremony shall be held at the Town's new Public Safety Facility located on Route One at 9:30 AM.

ARTICLE: "Wells to Swear In New Fire Chief" Wells Fire Department News
Posted on: July 7, 2019

Wells Honors Fire Chief Vetre after his passing

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After a year long battle with lung cancer, Fire Chief Wayne Vetre passed away on Friday, July 5th, 2019 at a Boston hospital. The Town of Wells is planning to offer their thanks for his three years of service.

ARTICLE: "Wells Honoring Fire Chief Wayne Vetre Wells Fire Department News
Posted on: October 1, 2019

October is Fire Safety Month

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The 8th of October is the anniversary of the day that the City of Chicago in 1871 burned for 27 hours. This was the first major conflagration in the United States. Three hundred people died; 90,000 people were left homeless and 17,400 structures were dest...

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