Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The Easton Fire Department responded to a fire that caused extensive damage Wednesday afternoon.
There were no injuries, but extensive damage was caused as a result of a car fire at 51 Kathleen Grant Way Wednesday afternoon. The Easton Fire Department rushed to the scene at approximately 12:30 p.m., Easton Fire Chief Kevin Partridge said. Five minutes after arrival, the fire was put down. "They did an excellent job," Partridge said. Partridge said a car caught fire and it extended to the garage. Soot extended to the house and the chief's estimated cost of damage was $150,000. Easton's fire department received assistance from Norton, Mansfield and Stoughton.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Easton Firefighters assisted in putting down a fire in Raynham Park just south of the Easton border. The fire was reportedly caused by an arsonist.
Easton firefighters were busy late Monday night assisting in putting down a structural fire at Raynham Park just over the Easton town line. Easton Firefighter Dave McRae said Easton sent one engine to the scene - which is less than a mile from the town border - after the fire was called in just before 10 p.m. According to McRae, the fire occurred at a 60x100 unoccupied structure. The structure was located to the northwest portion of the complex. Patch's Partners at WHDH 7 reported Tuesday that the fire was caused by an arsonist. “So far it definitely was set,” Chief James Januse of the Raynham Fire Department told WHDH. “At this time it does look like it was an arson fire.” Arson has been attributed to the burning of more than 10 …
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
The Easton Fire Department Assisted ino a three-alarm fire on Park St. in Stoughton on May 1. There were no injuries, but multiple people were displaced.
Article updated at 9:50 a.m. on May 1: An early morning fire at a home on Park Street in Stoughton has displaced 18 people, including an infant, Stoughton Fire Chief Mark Dolloff said. The SFD received a call at 1:22 a.m. on Tuesday, May 1 for a smell of smoke at 34/36 Park St. in Stoughton, in what ended up being a three-alarm blaze. There were heavy fire conditions in this large 2.5 story wood frame structure, according to theStoughton Fire Department's Facebook page. It took about three hours to knock down the fire. While five families were displaced, there were no reports of injuries to civilians or to the crews that responded, according to SFD Captain Doug Campbell. Campbell said all residents self-evacuated. The Red Cross is …
Friday, March 30, 2012
The largest fire was on Bradford Street Monday afternoon.
With Easton burning season in full swing, you may want to use caution if you're looking to burn. This past week, the Easton Fire Department responded to six brush fires in town, the largest of which occurred in the woods area behind 11 Bradford Street on Monday afternoon. The fire was 100 feet by 100 feet in diameter and resulted in the state brush truck responding. The Stoughton Fire Department assisted with coverage and an extensive amount of overhaul was done with a large pile of burning logs. No injuries were reported. The 4 p.m. fire was the fourth that day. At noon, fire officials responded to an outside fire at 508 Foundry Street. About an hour after that, a large pile was extinguished on 2 Kilsyth Road. At approximately 3:22, …
Saturday, March 24, 2012
The house, located at 49 Winfisky Dr. in Stoughton, is deemed a “total loss,” by Stoughton Fire Chief Dolloff. All residents and pets made it out of the home safely.
A fire at a home on Winfisky Dr. in Stoughton caused significant damage to the rear of the structure, but all five residents home at the time were able to make it out safely, as were the family’s four dogs. The Easton Fire Department assisted. The fire started at 2:01 p.m. on Saturday, March 24 at 49 Winfisky Dr., located in a neighborhood off Bay Rd in Stoughton. “The first arriving companies had heavy fire and heavy black smoke coming from the home. You could see it from approximately half a mile away,” Stoughton Fire Chief Mark Dolloff said. “The fire traveled throughout the attic area [and] also through the whole basement area,” Dolloff said. “[Firefighters] had to open up a lot of walls to find the fire throughout the building.” …
Monday, December 19, 2011
Last Monday, police investigated three houses that had been broken into, including one where the suspect was caught in the act.
Easton Police engaged in the pursuit of one man after he was allegedly caught in the act of breaking in to a Foundry Street home. Police received a call from a resident at approximately 1 p.m. on Dec. 12. who said a breaking and entering was in progress. The suspect then fled on foot, eastbound towards route 106. Easton received help in the search from Raynham PD's K-9 unit, and a suspect matching the description was spotted at power lines near Prospect Street by a witness who said the white-male was in his late 20's with a "reddish-brown goatee approximately two inches long." There were no arrests and the matter is under investigation. The breaking and entering was one of three reported last Monday in Easton. Another was reported at 5:…
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
An elderly Easton man is reportedly doing well after being rescued from an Elise Circle Fire earlier this month.
When Easton Fire Captain James Walsh and Firefighter Rick Salve arrived at the Elise Circle senior housing complex two Fridays ago, they knew an immediate response could mean the difference between life and death. A neighbor informed the firefighters that someone was still inside one of the smoke-filled apartments. "They began an immediate search for the victim in an extremely dangerous atmosphere," Fire Chief Thomas Stone told Selectmen Monday. "Without question they saved the victim's life." The victim, an elderly resident of Elise Circle's Building Six, who was found unconscious in the apartment, was immediately transported to Good Samaritan Medical Center by a West Bridgewater ambulance. He was later transported to Massachusetts …
Monday, November 7, 2011
No serious injuries reported.
At around 11 a.m. on Sunday, Mansfield Fire and Police received the call reporting a large fire on the property of 50 Park St. "There was heavy fire showing," Mansfield Fire Chief Neal Boldrighini said. "The whole porch was fully involved on arrivial." The fire was deemed at the time of arrival to be a two-alarm fire. The fire was put out and there were no serious injuries reported. Two occupants of the house were able to get out on their own power. Boldrighini said the fire itself was difficult to fight because of downed and live electrical lines arcing in the driveway. "It was making the attack very difficult; it was dancing around in the driveway," he said. "Everybody went to work and worked really hard." The fire touched every floor of…
Friday, October 28, 2011
A chimney fire on Dean Street and an electrical malfunction on Pond Street sent firefighters out Thursday night.
With the first snow of the season also came a difficult evening for two Easton households Thursday night. The Easton Fire Department responded to a chimney fire and an electrical malfunction in the evening. While both incidents created some damage to the houses, there were no injuries, Firefighter David McCray said. The first fire occurred at approximately 7:20 p.m. when firefighters battled heavy smoke at 34 Dean Street to put out a Chimney fire. The fire reportedly got into the walls of the house, causing damage to the building's interior. McCray said the fire was extinguished within an hour. The second fire occurred at approximately 10:45 p.m. when a live electrical wire malfunctioned and energized the building at 33 Pond Street. McCray…
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
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