Saturday, November 10, 2012
The fire destroys one side of a home on Buttonwod Road.
Two firefighters were sent to Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro for treatment of back injuries after they fell down the stairs in a burning home on Buttonwood Road in Norton. Capt. Benton Keene of the Norton Fire Department said the fire destroyed much of one side of the single-family home, which is located next to a wooded area at the end of the short road off Reservoir Street. The department received a call about the fire shortly before 6 p.m., Keene said. It was quickly controlled. Firefighters were still putting out a few hotspots at 9 p.m. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Keene said it appears, preliminarily, the blaze started outside the home.
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 …
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Connor and Josh Cohen convince mother to turn car around just in time.
As the Cohen family drove home from CCD Tuesday night, Connor, 8, and Josh, 6, were quick to spot something that wasn’t quite right. Connor yelled for his mother, Sheri Cohen, to stop the car immediately because there was a fire in front of someone’s house. “I told him that they were probably just burning brush and it was fine,” Sheri said. But the boys insisted she turn around until she relented. Sure enough, there was a fire starting underneath a window of the house in the bushes. The Cohen family stopped at the residence and knocked on the door, informing the homeowners of the fire. “The family was a little shocked probably because we were banging loudly on their door and then going over to where the fire was,” Sheri said. “They were …