Raynham Fire Department Responds to Fatal Crash on I-495

Raynham Fire Department
Chief James T. Januse
37 Orchard St.,
Raynham, MA 02767

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, May 19, 2018

Contact: Benjamin Paulin
Phone: 781-428-3299
Email: ben@jgpr.net

Raynham Fire Department Responds to Fatal Crash on I-495

RAYNHAM — Chief James T. Januse reports that the Raynham Fire Department responded to a fatal crash on I-495 in Bridgewater Tuesday morning.

At approximately 6 a.m., the Raynham Fire Department received a report about a serious single-vehicle crash on the southbound side of I-495, near Exit 7.

A Toyota pickup truck went off the road and rolled over, coming to rest on its side.

Medfield Fire Chief William Carrico came upon the truck while driving down the highway and pulled over and noted that the driver was unresponsive. Chief Carrico began to administer CPR to the driver.

The driver, a 66-year-old Florida man, was the sole occupant of the vehicle. He was taken by Raynham Fire Department ambulance to Morton Hospital in Taunton, where he was pronounced dead. His name is not being released at this time.

The cause of the crash is under investigation by the Massachusetts State Police, the Massachusetts State Police Collision Analysis & Reconstruction Section and the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office.

The Bridgewater Fire Department and State Police also responded to the crash.

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Raynham Fire and Police Departments Respond to Crash on Route 44

For Immediate Release

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Contact: Benjamin Paulin
Phone: 781-742-3922
Email: ben@jgpr.net

*Joint Release*

Raynham Fire and Police Departments Respond to Crash on Route 44

RAYNHAM — Police Chief James Donovan and Fire Chief James Januse report that the Rayham Police and Fire departments responded to a crash on Route 44 Thursday night.

At approximately 5 p.m., rescuers responded to the area of 1705 New State Highway, Route 44, for a report of a two-vehicle crash.

Upon arrival, police and firefighters found that a 2005 Dodge Caravan and a 2015 Cadillac Escalade had collided. The Dodge went off the road and came to rest in a nearby wooded area.

The driver, and sole occupant, of the Dodge was an 82-year-old Middleborough man. The driver, and sole occupant, of the Cadillac was a 62-year-old Raynham man.

Firefighters had to use hydraulic extrication tools to get both men out of their respective vehicles safely.

They were both injured and transported by ambulance to Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton. Their injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

Route 44 was closed on both sides by police while the drivers were being treated and the crash was being investigated. The road was reopened at approximately 5:45 p.m. after the scene was cleared.

The cause of the crash is currently under investigation by Raynham Police.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to call the Raynham Police Department at 508-824-2716.

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*UPDATED* Raynham Fire Department to Host 29th Annual Youth Fishing Derby

Raynham Fire Department
Chief James T. Januse
37 Orchard St.,
Raynham, MA 02767

For Immediate Release

Friday, May 18, 2018

Contact: Benjamin Paulin
Phone: 781-428-3299
Email: ben@jgpr.net

*UPDATED*

Raynham Fire Department to Host 29th Annual Youth Fishing Derby

Note: This event has been postponed until Sunday, May 20. It was originally supposed to be held on Saturday, May 19, but cold and rainy weather is expected that day.

RAYNHAM — Chief James T. Januse is pleased to announce that the Raynham Fire Department will be hosting their 29th Annual Youth Fishing Derby this weekend.

“This is a tradition that we have been doing at the Raynham Fire Department for nearly three decades,” Chief Januse said. “Our guys look forward to it every year and it’s great seeing the look on the kids’ faces when they pull a fish out of the water.”

WHEN 

  • Sunday, May 20, from 8 a.m. to noon. Rain or shine.
  • Registration is at 7 a.m. at the Raynham Fire Station, 37 Orchard St.

WHERE

Johnson’s Pond, North Main Street, Raynham


WHO 

The derby is open to children up to age 14 and their parents, as long as they are Raynham residents.

WHAT

The Raynham Firefighters Youth Fishing Derby is held each year at Johnson’s Pond. The free event has about 100 kids attend each year.

This year, prizes will be given out to children in three different age groups: Ages 6 and under; ages 7-10; and ages 11-14.

Those who would like to attend are responsible for bringing their own fishing equipment and bait, and children must be accompanied by an adult.

Fishing can be done from the shore or from inside a canoe, kayak or small boat. Anyone in the water must wear a life jacket.

After the derby, refreshments will be served at the fire station and the prizes will be awarded to those with the five biggest catches in each age group.

For more information, call the Raynham Fire Department at 508-824-2713.

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Raynham Fire Department to Host 29th Annual Youth Fishing Derby

Raynham Fire Department
Chief James T. Januse
37 Orchard St.,
Raynham, MA 02767

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Contact: Benjamin Paulin
Phone: 781-428-3299
Email: ben@jgpr.net

Raynham Fire Department to Host 29th Annual Youth Fishing Derby

RAYNHAM — Chief James T. Januse is pleased to announce that the Raynham Fire Department will be hosting their 29th Annual Youth Fishing Derby next week.

“This is a tradition that we have been doing at the Raynham Fire Department for nearly three decades,” Chief Januse said. “Our guys look forward to it every year and it’s great seeing the look on the kids’ faces when they pull a fish out of the water.”

WHEN 

  • Saturday, May 19, from 8 a.m. to noon. Rain or shine.
  • Registration is at 7 a.m. at the Raynham Fire Station, 37 Orchard St.

WHERE

Johnson’s Pond, North Main Street, Raynham

WHO 

The derby is open to children up to age 14 and their parents, as long as they are Raynham residents.

WHAT

The Raynham Firefighters Youth Fishing Derby is held each year at Johnson’s Pond. The free event has about 100 kids attend each year.

This year, prizes will be given out to children in three different age groups: Ages 6 and under; ages 7-10; and ages 11-14.

Those who would like to attend are responsible for bringing their own fishing equipment and bait, and children must be accompanied by an adult.

Fishing can be done from the shore or from inside a canoe, kayak or small boat. Anyone in the water must wear a life jacket.

After the derby, refreshments will be served at the fire station and the prizes will be awarded to those with the five biggest catches in each age group.

For more information, call the Raynham Fire Department at 508-824-2713.

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