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 […]

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. […]

Two-alarm fire overnight at large garage in Leicester

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📷 Leicester Fire Department photos from Sunday night’s fire on Rawson Street. Lack of hydrants necessitate tankers for “heavy fire” LEICESTER — A large garage with multiple motor vehicles was engulfed in two-alarm fire late Sunday night. Firefighters received word the 30-by-50 metal-clad garage at 322 Rawson Street shortly before 11:30 […]