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 […]

Active investigation after two-alarm fire in Charlton

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Osgood Road home severely damaged in afternoon fire 📸 Southbridge Fire Department photo CHARLTON — Firefighters from multiple towns battled a two-alarm blaze that remains under investigation. At approximately 1 p.m. on Wednesday, the unidentified homeowner at 124 Osgood Road called 911 with a report their home was on fire. […]

One taken to hospital after car fire in Oxford

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Firefighters knock down blaze inside Farrar’s Auto Body 📸Oxford Fire Department photo OXFORD — An unidentified person was transported to an area hospital after a car fire inside Farrar’s Auto Body on Saturday. According to the Oxford Fire Department, the sedan was inside the Main Street business when it became […]