Sam's Club Donates Smoke Detectors

Bangor - Several area fire departments received smoke alarms today to help residents of their cities and towns be prepared in case of a fire.
Sam's Club donated a total of 144 devices to Orrington, Bangor, Brewer, Holden, Eddington, and Bucksport Fire Departments this morning...all of whom were  involved in the tragic Orrington blaze that killed a father and his three young children this fall.  The combination smoke and carbon monoxide detectors will be distributed in each town.
This was the second donation of alarms for Orrington Fire Department since the fatal fire.
Erin Thomas


Erin joined the ABC-7 and FOX Bangor news team in February 2012. She was born and raised in Presque Isle, Maine where she attended Presque Isle High School.  While in college Erin interned in the WVII news room before working as a Production Assistant.  In May of 2012, Erin received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Maine, along with a minor in Anthropology.  When she's not out covering local news, Erin enjoys running, skiing, visiting with family and friends, and traveling around this beautiful state.  She is especially interested in outdoor adventure so if you have a story idea, send it her way!

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