Former Kennebec River Rafting Lodge Destroyed in Fire


Portland Press Herald: Firefighters struggled to extinguish a blaze at a 2-story lodge at The Forks Wednesday night [January 22] after they ran out of water and were forced to call for mutual aid from 2 towns more than 20 miles away.

The lodge, on U.S. Route 201, was part of the now defunct Professional River Runners Company and was destroyed in the fire, said Charles Napolitano, acting fire chief for the West Forks Fire Department.

Read more about the rafting lodge destroyed by fire on the Kennebec River.