9 Towns Respond to Fire in Blue Hill 

Wayne Harvey

Nine fire departments were called out Monday morning to a fire on Salt Pond Road in Blue Hill.The home on Route 172 was in flames when units arrived.The home was unoccupied and the heat had been removed from the residence.But there was electricity still going to the building.The initial call came into the fire department at about 9-50 Monday morning as a chimney fire.It turned out that was pretty good timing according to Blue Hill Fire Chief Denny Robertson.” Happened to have one of the Captains coming down the street he came right straight down and confirmed it to be a working structure fire, called in mutual aid.”” We made an interior attack from downstairs ventilated the roof, chased the fire up and out of the roof.”The Fire Marshal’s Office has been called in to investigate.It’s the second unoccupied home Blue Hill firefighters have responded to this month.A man was arrested after a March 13th fire at a vacant home.