Charlton home suffers ‘significant’ damage in fire

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Electrical inspector involved in investigation of two-alarm blaze 📸 Todd Carlson photos CHARLTON — Firefighters from multiple communities knocked down a two-alarm blaze on Route 169 on Friday night. According to a statement released by the Charlton Fire Department, the homeowner of 336 Southbridge Road reported “he had smoke and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Firefighter accused of assaulting civilian dispatcher

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LaFlash placed on paid administrative leave 📸Auburn Fire Rescue Department photo STURBRIDGE — A local firefighter is off the job after multiple counts of assault and battery have been filed against him after allegedly assaulting a civilian dispatcher. Adam LaFlash was arraigned in Dudley District Court on Monday and pleaded […]

Crews rescue driver trapped in overturned tractor trailer

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First responders pull driver out after “heavy entrapment” 📸 First responders from Auburn and Millbury working to free the driver of an overturned tractor trailer. Millbury Fire Department photo. A 51-year-old unidentified man from the Bronx has been hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after the tractor trailer truck he was driving […]