Local woman killed in three alarm blaze in Southbridge

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Fire chief cites ‘hoarding conditions’ as factor in unsuccessful rescue attempt 📷 Helen Boyle file photo for The Citizen Chronicle SOUTHBRIDGE — A local woman was killed on Thursday morning as firefighters were unable to rescue her from a three-alarm fire, due in part to “hoarding conditions” in the home. […]

Four-year-old child drowns in Southbridge pool

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Police officer was performing CPR as paramedics arrived on scene SOUTHBRIDGE — Despite the efforts of first responders, a four-year-old child drowned late Sunday afternoon. According to the Southbridge Fire Department, it was just minutes after 4:00 p.m. when a report was received for a child at the bottom of […]

Three sent to UMass Memorial after late morning collisions

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Multiple departments respond as Charlton first responders deal with flurry of calls 📸 The Citizen Chronicle file photo CHARLTON — First responders were stretched thin on Monday as they worked multiple car crashes. In barely more than a 45-minute period, the Charlton Fire Department reported it responded to five calls […]

Three taken to hospital in overnight accident on Pike

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Two tractor-trailers among the vehicles inolved in accident 📸 Charlton Fire Department photos CHARLTON — A multi-vehicle accident led to three individuals being taken to the hospital in the pre-dawn hours Saturday morning. The accident occurred on the Massachusetts Turnpike at approximately 3:10 a.m., according to the Charlton Fire Department. […]

Montessori school engulfed in three-alarm blaze

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School owners investigate ‘recovery options’ after ‘devastation’ 📸Sturbridge Fire Department photos STURBRIDGE — A late night fire at the Treetops Montessori has shuttered the school and left its owners working on “recovery options.” The Sturbridge Fire Department responded to what became a three-alarm blaze at 10:22 p.m. on Monday. Several […]