- Associated Press - Monday, May 25, 2015

Maine forest rangers and fire department officials have been busy battling wind-driven wildfires across the state.

Forest rangers and Caribou firefighters were battling a 5-acre fire on Monday in northern Maine. To the east, rangers were battling a similar-sized fire near Deblois in Washington County.

In southern Maine, some Windham firefighters had to pull out of the Memorial Day Parade to battle a two-alarm brush fire.

Rangers say the state entire state remains at high risk of wildfires because of strong gusts and dry conditions.


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