JAY — A regional male was hurt when a car, truck, bike and exterior wall of a residence at 11 Oak St. caught fire Saturday evening.
Law enforcement officer Dan Demers responded to a report of smoke at the home at 5:39 p.m.
A car was on fire and was spreading to a truck parked nearby. Demers was allegedly confronted by a resident at the house, Jay police Main Richard Caton IV explained Monday.
The gentleman explained to Demers to get in touch with the Condition Police Tactical Workforce since he was “‘not coming out alive,’” Caton explained.
There was a shotgun and a rifle in his possession and in check out, but the man did not threaten everyone, the main said.
Livermore Falls, Wilton and point out law enforcement responded. The tactical group was named but canceled. The guy arrived out of the residence peacefully and had a shotgun with him that he put down, Caton reported. Livermore Falls law enforcement helped chat the gentleman out of the residence.
The person, whose identity was not unveiled, was taken into protecting custody. He was taken to Franklin Memorial Healthcare facility in Farmington and transferred to a Portland clinic for burns considered to be on his fingers, Caton reported.
“We’re investigating alongside with the (Office environment of the Condition Fireplace Marshal,)” he explained.
When firefighters responded they staged close to the Jay Car Wash on Primary Street. It had been described there was a gentleman with a gun, Jay Fireplace Rescue Chief Mike Booker explained.
Following the person was taken into custody, firefighters moved in to place out the fire. When they arrived at the scene, Booker stated, there was a electricity line down and Central Maine Electricity Co. was known as in to shut off the electrical power.
Besides the autos, the fire was mostly contained to the exterior facet wall of the property, Booker claimed.
Jay Hearth Rescue Capt. Darren Roundy “did a seriously good position holding everyone risk-free,” he mentioned.
The suspect sustained burns, he claimed.
Aiding Jay firefighters ended up departments from East Dixfield, Livermore Falls and Wilton.
Condition fire investigators ended up at the website Saturday evening. The fire investigation has been turned above to the Office environment of the State Hearth Marshal, Booker explained.