Fortunate timing helps save lives in Southbridge blaze

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Center of Hope staffers aid woman, children at West Street fire By Citizen Chronicle writers editor@TheCitizenChronicle.com SOUTHBRIDGE — A serendipitous decision may have saved lives Thursday afternoon in the three-alarm fire on West Street. A trio of executives from the Center of Hope were making an impromptu visit to their […]

Tractor trailer truck burns in Monday morning accident

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SFD: Driver escapes accident, blaze without injury STURBRIDGE — A truck driver managed to escape injury after an accident on Interstate 84 resulted in the trailer tractor unit’s cabin becoming fully engulfed in flames on Monday morning. A tractor trailer bearing the National Freight logo crashed at shortly before 7 […]

Engulfed trash hauler closes West Street in Auburn

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Casella truck erupted in flames AUBURN — West Street was closed to traffic late Wednesday afternoon as crews battled a trash truck on fire. Local police and firefighters responded to West Street, near Hardscrabble Road, shortly after 4 p.m. Upon arrival, first responders found a Casella Waste Systems trash hauler […]