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Hurricane Sandy Incidents in Mansfield

A look at totals and specific incidents occurring on Oct. 29, 2012.

The number of homes that were without power for any time is below 30 and all of these, save for the tree into the house scenario were restored in the same day. All in all this was a situation where significant preparation and the path of the storm played significant roles in making our own luck.
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The Mansfield EOC recorded the following responses for public safety during the storm:

Trees down: 22
Wires down: 15
Fire calls: 6 )reports fires, smoke in building, electrical arcing
EMS calls: 6
Other: 3 sandbag request, water emergency, req generator.

Residential house damage: 3 , 2 of these homes had significant structural damage from trees into the house.

Commercial Damage: 3 parts of roofs and walls blown off building

Also 1 request for Mutual Aid to the Town of Norton for a Structure fire.

12:02 p.m. Caller reported a tree down at the intersection of Williams Street and Tremont Street, no wires involved.

12:15 p.m. Police reported a tree down in the area of East Street in the roadway.

12:16 p.m. Mansfield Fire reported a wire down on Spring Street.

2:44 p.m. Police conducted a detail while the DPW removed tree limbs from Spring Street.

2:51 p.m. Caller reported a tree into a residence on South Street.

3:13 p.m. Police assisted with a tree in the roadway at the intersection of West Street and Donovan Lane.

4:12 p.m. Police assisted with a tree in the roadway on Lakeview Avenue.

4:13 p.m. Police assisted with a tree on a residence with wires down on Stearns Avenue.

4:15 p.m. Police assisted with a tree in the roadway at the intersection of Forbes Boulevard and West Street.

5:11 p.m. Police assisted with wires in the roadway on Essex Street.

6:56 p.m. Police assisted with a tree in the roadway on Stearns Avenue.

8:46 -9:16 p.m. Police provided lights for the DPW on North Maint Street, East Street and Chauncy Street during this while they removed hazards and fixed wires.

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