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March 2, 2013

Rockport Police/Fire: Stove cleaning sparks fire fears

Rockport Police/Fire

ROCKPORT – Firefighters were dispatched to a report of smoke billowing from a Main Street home Thursday about 5:31 p.m.

Responders found, however, that there was no fire and the homeowner was just cleaning a pellet stove, according to police.

Police arrested Steven M. Jette, a 38-year-old School Street man who was wanted on two outstanding default warrants Friday about 7:16 a.m., police said.

Emergency personnel transported a Den-Mar patient to Addison Gilbert Hospital Thursday about 4:44 p.m., according to police.A Sandy Bay Terrace man was transported to Addison Gilbert Hospital Thursday about 4 p.m., according to police.

Marjorie Nesin can be reached at 978-283-7000, x3451, or at

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