Firefighters battle boat blaze in Hamilton Reservoir

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Haz-Mat salvage booms remain to recover fluids leaked into water 📸 Holland Fire Department photos HOLLAND — A burning speed boat was extinguished by firefighters on a causeway at the Hamilton Reservoir on Saturday afternoon. It was shortly before 3:30 p.m. when the New Braintree State Police Dispatch Center received […]

Crews battle three-alarm blaze on Marcy Street

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No injuries as firefighters knock down fire on hot, humid evening 📸 Dudley Fire Department photo of fire at 164 Marcy Street in Southbridge. SOUTHBRIDGE — Occupants of a century-old multi-family home escaped a three-alarm fire that brought dozens of area firefighters early Wednesday evening. Southbridge Fire Chief Paul Normandin […]

Two alarms struck for Hamilton Street fire

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Two apartments “unhabitual” due to structural, electrical damage 📸 Screengrab from Facebook Live video of fire by Keith Lamoureux. SOUTHBRIDGE — Residents of two Hamilton Street apartments were displaced by a two-alarm fire late Tuesday afternoon. It was at approximately 4:20 p.m. when firefighters responded to a report of “some […]

Firefighters battling truck and brushfire on I-290

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Tanker on scene as pickup with trailer is “fully involved” in fire 📸File photo by Shaun Moriarty AUBURN — Crews are working a truck fire and brush fire on I-290 West prior to Exit 9. The Auburn Fire Rescue Department’s Engine 3 arrived at the scene of the vehicle shortly […]

Charlton Fire Captain honored by American Heart Association

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Barton named EMS Provider of the Year 📸 Courtesy photo WORCESTER — The EMS Provider of the Year Award honors exceptional acts and service by Central Massachusetts EMS providers both on and off duty. This year, the American Heart Association awarded Rob Barton, Charlton Fire Captain and Paramedic, the 2019 […]