The City of Gardiner will host a press conference today, Friday, July 17 at 11:30 a.m. to discuss yesterday’s downtown fire and the recovery efforts. The press conference will be held in the City Council chambers at Gardiner City Hall, located at 6 Church Street. There will be three speakers who will also answer questions:
1. Fire Chief Al Nelson, Gardiner Fire
2. Sgt. Ken Grimes, State Fire Marshal’s Office
3. Mayor Thom Harnett, City of Gardiner
They will discuss the fire response, the aftermath, the investigation into the cause, and the relief effort, including ways people can help those affected by the fire.