Wednesday, December 26, 2012
A two-alarm fire on Kenmore Road in Stoughton caused extensive damage, but there were no injuries.
Canton fire officials aided the Stoughton Fire Department with a two-alarm fire that caused extensive damage to a Stoughton home on Christmas Eve, according to Stoughton Fire Department officials. The Stoughton Fire Department received a call at 9:13 p.m. on Dec. 24 for a fire at a single-story wood-frame dwelling at 38 Kenmore Road in Stoughton, SFD Captain Don Jasmin said. A fire on the first floor extended in to the attic space, according to Jasmin. The home has extensive damage, but there were no reported injuries to any of the home's occupants or to the first responders who were on scene, Jasmin said. The Stoughton Fire Department was led by Group 4 under the command of Deputy Chief Greg Goldberg and Captain Bob O'Donnell, according …
Saturday, September 1, 2012
A look at the top headlines in your town and the surrounding area for the week of August 26, 2012.
Two-Alarm Fire at Canton Home 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. The fire broke out around 9 p.m. Tuesday, August 28, 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. Read more by clicking here. *** 18-Wheeler Rolls Over on Route 24 On-Ramp in Stoughton The male driver of the tractor trailer was uninjured when his 18-wheeler carrying stainless steel rolled over just before getting on Route 24 northbound in Stoughton Monday afternoon, August 27. The 18-wheeler …
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Canton assisted the Stoughton Fire Department with the blaze.
The Stoughton Police and Fire departments, along with fire departments from nearly ten other towns including the Canton Fire Department, responded to a three-alarm fire Tuesday. The house fire on Central Street in Stoughton started just before 1:00 p.m. No injuries have been reported, but there is extensive damage to the second and third floors of the home. The fire was initially discovered on the rear-porch of a single-family home at 1832 Central Street in Stoughton, but at this time, fire officials are not certain that is where the fire started. The cause of the fire is still unknown and is still under investigation. Officials arrived on scene to find a heavy fire at the rear of the home, according to Captain Douglas Campbell of the …
Monday, March 21, 2011
Wet roads made for a slippery scene for the CFD ladder truck.
Responding to their second fire in one week, Canton firefighters battled a one-alarm house fire at 119 Pecunit Street this afternoon. "We've been busy," Canton Fire Chief Charles Doody said. "Two fires in one week. We're usually looking at one fire a month. It's unusual." The afternoon blaze was quickly contained, Doody said at the snowy, wet scene. Canton Police received a report of smoke coming from a house on Raven Road and Pecunit Street at about 1:30 p.m. Canton Firefighters from Engine 2 were the first to arrive on scene, Doody said. They managed to contain the fire to one room. Engine 6 arrived and the crew put the fire out within about ten minutes, he said. "The fire damage was contained to one room" of the home, the chief said. "…
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Canton and area firefighters responded to a two-alarm blaze on Washington Street Thursday evening.
It took fire crews from Canton, Stoughton, Norwood and Sharon to battle the 4:00 p.m. fire, which was extinguished after about an hour. Crews were on scene well past 6:30 p.m. The crews were working their way through the remnants of a two-alarm blaze at 1842 Washington Street. The fire left an old home burned out and the contents of the house strewn across the front lawn. Canton firefighters took extra care to salvage a military funeral flag, in case, walking the blackened piece of history to the fire engine for safe keeping. Fire Chief Charles Doody estimated damages at $100,000 and said the cause of the fire is not yet known.