He tried everything The Bear would come to his farm and eat his animal so he could not use them for trade or farm them and the bear was running his farm and lost money. Nason would set traps to no success then he got tired of it and went over to the bears Den in Northern Gorham.
The Fire spread to a nearby forest.
In June 1775 Uriah Nason had been setting traps to kill the bear but had enough of it and went over to the Bears Den near Gambo Feilds in Gorham. The settlers used fire to burn down the den.
He set the den on fire and it got out of control and went into a forest.
More houses Destroyed.
The fire kept on moving through the forest and over Presumscot river. When the fire burned the trees they lost a resource of wood. Which hurt the economics. It followed the pass of the hurricane because it broke down some of the trees.
When the fire crossed the political border into New Marblehead it consumed 7 homes.
The fire spread through New Marblehead and destroyed a lot of houses and hurt the economics of the land.