Wednesday, January 16, 2013
A message from the Easton Fire Department
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, January 16
Easton Fire Chief Kevin Partridge announced this week that Burning Permits are available at Station No. 1 , 48 Lothrop St. between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Burning Season Begins January 15 and runs through May 1, 2013. Residents should follow the instruction on their open burning permit carefully, Partridge said. Below is information from the Easton Fire Department: PERMIT FOR OPEN AIR BURNING PERMISSION MUST BE OBTAINED FOR EACH DAY OF BURNING BY CALLING OUR RECORDED BURNING LINE : CALL RECRODED BURNING LINE AT 508-230-0788
Saturday, January 12, 2013
The Stoughton Fire Department responded to a two-alarm garage fire on Wales Ave. in Stoughton Friday morning.
The Easton Fire Department was on scene of a large garage fire at 21 Wales Ave. (side street off Plain St.) in Stoughton Friday morning. The call for the fire came in to the Stoughton Fire Department at 10:22 a.m. on Jan. 11. The two-alarm fire caused extensive damage to the garage, which is not attached to the nearby home. Captain Scott Breen of the SFD said the garage is considered to be a total loss. No vehicles were parked in the garage, but personal property was stored there, Breen said. One firefighter was treated for a knee injury, but otherwise there were no other medical issues, Breen said. Flames rose high above the garage and when the fire was knocked down, heavy smoke continued to billow. Fire crews did not leave the scene …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
A fire at 19 Churchill Road in Stoughton caused severe damage to the property, although there were no injuries.
Easton assisted in a two-alarm fire that caused severe damage to a single family home in Stoughton Monday night, according to Stoughton Fire Captain Bob O'Donnell. Group 4, under the command of Captain O'Donnell, responded to a report of a bedroom fire at 19 Churchill Ave. (side road off Lincoln St.) at 6:24 p.m. Jan. 7. The fire started in a first floor bedroom in the front of the home and spread to both levels. Upon arrival crews could see heavy smoke and fire showing from the front of the 1.5-story Cape style home, O'Donnell said. The three occupants home at the time were outside when crews arrived, O'Donnell said. There were no reported injuries. However, there was extensive smoke and fire damage on both levels of the home. O'Donnell …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
The new firefighters bring the total count to 34 firefighters: two shifts of nine and two shifts of eight.
The Easton Fire Department swore in two new firefighters at Monday's Board of Selectmen meeting. The two firefighters reflect replacements of two retirements that recently occurred. Along with two new additional hires approved at last May's Town meeting, the Easton Fire Department now has a full compliment of 34 firefighters: two shifts of nine and two shifts of eight. The two new hires sworn in Monday were Robert Powell of Canton and William Fralick of Chelmsford. Both already have paramedic experience. Powell was previously employed by Fallon and Alert Ambulance and also owns his own Landscape Company in Canton. Fralick was previously employed by Armstrong Ambulance and will be moving to the Easton Area.
Friday, September 21, 2012
Emergency Officials were busy with three consecutive accidents Wednesday
Accident Sends Officials to Prospect Easton emergency officials responded to Prospect Street Thursday at 10:40 a.m. for a motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival, officials found that a car had struck a pole. No injuries were reported. Accident at Five Corners Emergency officials responded to the corner of Foundry Street and Depot Street for a motor vehicle Accident Wednesday at approximately 2:50 p.m. No injuries were reported. Car Strikes Building on Washington Street Emergency officials responded to the Father Peyton Center on Washington Street for a motor vehicle accident into a building at approximately 2:17 p.m. Wednesday The building inspector was asked to respond, who cleared that the building was OK to occupy. No injuries were …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
A Saturday night robbery leads this week's Police Log.
Easton Police responded to 7-11 on Turnpike Street at 11:30 p.m. Saturday night regarding an alleged robbery at knife point. Police first received a notification from the alarm company reporting a panic alarm. Minutes later, the clerk from 7-11 stated the store was robbed at knife-point. The clerk said the suspect took cash from the drawer and three packs of cigarettes. The suspect was described as a tall, white male possibly in his 20's wearing a heavy blue winter jacket. The suspect fled in a "white work van" with no front plate. The clerk was unable to read the rear licence plate. The vehicle drove onto route 106 towards West Bridgewater. West Bridgewater Police were advised. The clerk pointed out the vehicle to officers as vehicle …
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
William Martin was flown to Brigham and Women's hospital Tuesday afternoon after his car struck a tree at 351 Foundry Street.
An Easton man was seriously injured Tuesday afternoon when his car struck a tree on Foundry Street. William Martin, 31, was transported via Medflight to Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston after his Toyota sedan struck a tree in the front lawn of 315 Foundry Street, Easton Fire Captain Tony Gomes said. A hospital spokesperson at Brigham and Women's was unable to release the condition of Martin at this time. No other injuries occurred and no one else was in the car with Martin, Gomes said. He said the accident occurred at approximately 2:10 p.m. and the cause of the crash is undetermined at this time. A helicopter landed at Raynham-Taunton Dog Track on Route 138 to transfer Martin to Boston.
Friday, August 17, 2012
The latest news from our emergency officials.
Thursday afternoon at approximately 4:30 p.m., Easton emergency officials responded to the intersection of Foundry and Turnpike Streets (Routes 106 and 138) for a motor vehicle accident. One fire engine and one ambulance arrived on the scene and the ambulance transported one patient to Good Samaritan Medical Center. Oven Fire Sends Responders to Arborway At approximately 9:20 a.m. Thursday, Fire officials responded to Arborway for the report of an oven fire. Upon arrival, officials reported the building had been evacuated and there was nothing showing from outside. The fire was out upon arrival and it was contained to the oven. Accident at Gilmore Road and Meetinghouse Lane Officials responded to the intersection of Gilmore Road and …
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Kyle Lovell and Kyle Riendeau were sworn in Monday night.
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The Easton Fire Department swore in two new firefighters, Kyle Lovell and Kyle Riendeau Monday night at a Board of Selectmen meeting Fire Chief Kevin Partridge also provided updates on the fire department Monday, including the retirement of firefighter James Davey and a second anticipated retirement in the early fall. Also, Firefighter Timothy Vamosi will return from active duty with the Coast Guard.
Friday, August 3, 2012
A look at what is happening with the Easton Fire Department
Easton Firefighters were called to Marshall Lane at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday for smoke reported in a residential building. Three engines arrived to find smoke in the house. Upon investigation, firefighter found burnt food on the stove. The house was vented and apparatus was cleared. Commercial Fire Alarm at Bay State Ford Easton Firefighters responded to a commercial fire alarm at Bay State Ford at approximately 12:15 a.m. Thursday, which turned out to be a malfunction in the alarm. Firefighters arrived to investigate the cause and notified the owners the next morning. Mutual Aid For Brockton Easton Firefighters responded to West Elm Street just before midnight on Wednesday to assist the Brockton Fire Department. One person was treated for …