Fund started for Rockland fire victims

By Beth A. Birmingham | Mar 12, 2014
Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham The family that lived in this home at 337 Pleasant St. in Rockland lost nearly everything, along with their dog, during a fire March 11. A friend has set up an account to raise funds for the couple.

Rockland — A close friend of David and Carrie Johnson, who lost their home and dog March 11 in a fire at 337 Pleasant St., has set up an online donation account to help them get back on their feet.

"Between the smoke and water damage, they lost pretty much everything," said Zach Herrick of Rockport.

He said the couple is staying with relatives locally.

Herrick has set up the following link,, for people interested in helping the couple.

"Every little bit will help," said Herrick.

Courier Publications reporter Beth A. Birmingham can be reached at 594-4401 ext. 125 or via email at


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Beth Birmingham
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Beth rejoined Courier Publications' news staff in February 2013. She previously worked at The Courier-Gazette from 1981 to 1990.

Her coverage area includes Warren, Union, Friendship, Waldoboro, Washington and RSU40.

Beth has a passion for photography, and a degree from the University of Maine at Augusta, in affiliation with the Maine Photographic Workshop in Rockport.

Aside from photography, Beth enjoys working out, ocean therapy sessions and walks along the waterfront, as well as other outdoor activities. She has a daughter, Claire, who is 16.

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