Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Two residents were displaced as a result of Tuesday night's fire in Canton, though no injuries were reported.
The cause of a two-alarm fire that ignited at a home on Chapman Street in Canton Tuesday night was the result of an accidental electrical issue, Canton Fire Chief Charles E. Doody said Wednesday. Canton fire crews had assistance from the Sharon, Stoughton and Norwood Fire Departments, while the Westwood and Randolph fire departments covered Canton's two stations. The fire broke out around 9 p.m. Tuesday, and caused fire damage to a basement electrical room. The two occupants who own the home were displaced as a result of the fire, though there were no injuries, Doody said. "They had fire damage to a basement electrical room, and that extended to the first-floor kitchen, and they had pretty significant smoke and water damage throughout…
Monday, July 16, 2012
Sharon firefighters among those responding.
A fire at a former machine shop on Southworth Court in Stoughton caused moderate damage to the front corner of the brick building early Sunday evening. The structure is now used as storage for building materials by its owner, Stoughton Fire Chief Mark Dolloff said. Sharon and Canton firefighters assisted Stoughton at the scene. The fire at the end of Southworth Court, off Canton Street, started around 6 p.m. on a large stack of pallets very close to the building, before spreading to the roof area and then the interior, Dolloff said. The fire's cause is under investigation, he said. One firefighter dealt with heat exhaustion, but there were no other medical incidents or injuries, Dolloff said. A group of Stoughton firefighters arrived at …
Friday, December 2, 2011
Sharon, Canton and Norwood firefighters responded to the late Thursday morning crash.
A crash involving a tour bus, a sport-utility vehicle and a car crashed on Interstate 95 sent two motorists to the hospital, one by medical helicopter, late Thursday morning. Sharon, Canton and Norwood firefighters, and State Police, responded to the 11:52 a.m. crash at Exit 11, on the Norwood/Canton line, State Police said. Authorities closed I-95 near the crash for about two hours until roughly 1:40 p.m., officials said. State Police said their preliminary reports "indicate that a 2011 Lexus RX350 sport utility vehicle, operated by a 68-year-old Randolph man, struck the rear of a 1992 Toyota Celica operated by a person whose identity is not yet known. “The Toyota then struck the rear of the Brush Hill tour bus operated by Noel Sancho, 49…
Friday, November 4, 2011
Firefighters extinguish smoldering fire in North Main Street basement Friday.
Sharon firefighters extinguished a smoldering fire in a North Main Street basement this afternoon. The fire department received a call at 12:54 p.m. of smoke in the house at 380 North Main St., Fire Capt. Bert Cummings said tonight. A woman had returned home to find "smoke in the house and the smoke detectors going off," he said. There was some smoke damage throughout the house, Cummings said. The incident's cause is unknown, he said. Sharon and Canton firefighters responded to the house, he said. Foxborough firefighters covered the Sharon fire station. Sharon Police directed traffic near the scene during the incident. Sharon firefighters were there for about 50 minutes, Cummings said.
Saturday, October 8, 2011
Stoughton, Sharon and Canton firefighters responded. There were no injuries, but an estimated $50,000 in damage.
An afternoon fire at a Stoughton condo unit displaced a Stoughton family on Saturday. The fire at the four-unit building at 12 Patricia Drive caused no injuries but there was an estimated $50,000 in damage, Stoughton Fire Capt. Don Jasmin said. Patricia Drive is located in the Knollsbrook Condominiums neighborhood near Cobbs Corner. Stoughton, Sharon and Canton firefighters responded to the fire, which was reported around 3 p.m. The fire began on the first floor, Jasmin said. Some smoke and an extension of the fire rose to the second story. The cause of the fire is under investigation, but does not appear suspicious, Jasmin said. The displaced family is staying at a relative’s house, he said. The other three apartments remain occupied.