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Mansfield Fire and EMS Log: HazMat, Truck Rollover and Grill Fire

The following is from the Mansfield Fire and EMS Log.

Aug. 6

8:10 a.m. Massachusetts State Police reported a tractor-trailer rollover on Route 95 North on the on ramp to Route 495 South. The driver was evaluated on-scene and the vehicle was turned upright and towed away. There was a significant oil spill cleaned up at the scene.

2:54 p.m. Caller reported a grill fire within ten feet of the house on Mill Street. The fire was extinguished within 15 minutes of the initial call.

Aug. 7

12:09 p.m. Mansfield Fire and EMS responded to a call reporting a five-car motor vehicle collision on Route 95 before exit five. Collision involved vehicles on both sides of the highway. Patients were evaluated and treated on-scene.

Aug. 8

1:09 p.m. Caller reported a mulch fire on West Street near the Erin Center Complex. The small fire was put out.

2:26 p.m. Mansfield Fire and EMS responded to a call reporting a motor vehicle collision on Route 95. One patient was transported to Sturdy Memorial Hospital and a minor fluid leak was contained by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.

Aug. 9

3:12 p.m. Mansfield Fire and EMS responded to a call from the Rolf C Hagen Corporation building on Forbes Boulevard reporting a Tier 1 hazardous material situation. The substance, not reported, was ventilated after two entries into the building and was deemed to be safe after three hours. One man at the incident reported having a possible reaction to the chemical. He was transported to Sturdy Memorial Hospital at 8:16 a.m. on Aug. 10.

Aug. 10

6:32 a.m. Mansfield Firefighters responded to a call on Friday reporting a car fire. The vehicle was engulfed on the exit 6A on ramp, and was initially reported to the Massachusetts State Police.

Traffic was reportedly backed up all the way to the Route 295 exit in Attleboro, because of emergency vehicles. When the vehicle was extinguished, no one was reported hurt at the time. A full hour and a half later, Mansfield Police reported having the vehicle in their custody and it started smoldering, after it had been cleared and moved off the highway. Mansfield fire put the vehicle out again at around 8 a.m.

Aug 12

8:29 p.m. Mansfield Fire and EMS responded to a call reporting a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of South Main Street and Spring Street. Medflight was called in and the patient was transported to the UMASS Worcester Hospital.

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