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Bigalow Gulp offers free coffee for firefighters

Coffee is on the house for firefighters this week at one local stand this week. Fire crews, many battling the Upriver Beacon Fire, can drink for free at Bigalow Gulp on East Francis today and tomorrow.

Upriver Beacon Fire evacuee: 'We're very blessed'

Of the three homes evacuated by fire crews fighting the Upriver Beacon Fire, the Zappone family owned two. Theresa and her husband have lived in theirs for 17 years, her son and his family building their house next door.