NORTH READING – North Reading Fire Chief Donald Stats, North Reading Police Chief Michael P. Murphy, and State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey said the cause of the December 8, 2020 fire at 30 Lowell Road in North Reading was the improper use or disposal of smoking materials. Three people were rescued from the single-family home. Damage is estimated at $50,000.
COHASSET — Chief Robert Silvia and the Cohasset Fire Department encourage residents to test their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms when setting their clocks back for daylight saving time.
Cohasset Police, State Police Bomb Squad Respond to Jerusalem Road After Discovery of 150 Pounds of Live Ammunition
COHASSET — Chief William Quigley reports that Cohasset Police responded to a Jerusalem Road address Monday after being contacted by a contractor who reported finding several thousand rounds of live ammunition inside a vacant house he was working on.
Maynard Fire Department Provides Information on Smoke, CO Detector Deferrals During State of Emergency
MAYNARD — Fire Chief and Emergency Management Director Anthony Stowers would like to inform Maynard home owners and area real estate agents of information relating to the temporary deferral of smoke and CO detector inspections during the ongoing state of emergency in Massachusetts.
Easton Fire Department Provides Information on Smoke, CO Detector Deferrals During State of Emergency
EASTON — Fire Chief Kevin Partridge and State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey would like to inform residents of information relating to the temporary deferral of smoke and CO inspections during the ongoing state of emergency in Massachusetts.
Advanced, Modern Firefighting Technology Likely Prevented Serious Injury or Tragedy as Oil-Soaked Rags Produced Spontaneous Combustion and Burned Hole through Floor, into Basement Below
PLYMOUTH — Chief G. Edward Bradley reports that the Plymouth Fire Department responded to two fires in town that occurred less than an hour apart Tuesday morning.
Chief Timothy Grenno reports that the Whitman Fire Department extinguished a house fire on School Street this morning that displaced a family of three.
Fire Chief Timothy Bradshaw and Police Chief Edward Walsh report that the Taunton Fire and Police Departments and the State Fire Marshal’s Office are investigating five fires that may have been intentionally set within the span of approximately two hours overnight.