Saturday, March 16, 2013
A women was taken to Rhode Island Hospital after suffering injuries in a car crash early Friday morning.
A woman is lucky to be alive after surviving a March 15 early morning car crash. According to the Sun Chronicle, a woman in her 50s, whose name has not been released, lost control of her vehicle at 1:45 a.m. on the ramp from Interstate 95 South to Interstate 495 South, hitting the median and many trees along the way. The woman was able to escape before her car was engulfed in flames for 45 minutes. Mansfield fire was able to put out the flames and the woman was taken to Rhode Island Hospital. The crash is under investigation by the Massachusetts State Police.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
The following is from the Mansfield Fire and EMS log.
March 7 7:40 a.m. – Mansfield fire responded to a motor vehicle accident on the corner of School St. and Route 140. A patient evaluation was performed on the scene. March 8 1:53 a.m. – Mansfield fire respond to a report of an unknown alarm going off at Shields Radiation. After arriving on the scene, it was discovered the alarm was a clock radio going off. 11:33 a.m. – A medical transport was refused after a car was driven into a sander on Forbes Blvd. 2:05 p.m. - Mansfield fire responded to a report of a two car accident on Elm St. No medical transport was needed. March 9 8:25 a.m. – A motor vehicle accident took place on Plain St. No transport was needed. March 10 2:33 p.m. – A Norton ambulance assisted Mansfield fire with …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
A look at the latest edition of the Mansfield EMS Log.
January 18 2:28 a.m. Mansfield Fire transported a 25 year old female to Norwood Hospital after taking a bottle of codeine cough medicine. January 19 10:05 a.m. - Mansfield Fire responded to a motor vehicle accident at the corner of Columbus Ave and Court St. There was a report of one injury. 5:29 p.m. - Mansfield Fire responded to a smoke alarm at the Holiday Inn on Hampshire St. The detector was set off by smoke from cooking. January 20 10:19 a.m. - A minor fire broke out at Shaw's on West St. The fire, due to a defective outlet, caused minimal damage and was put out quickly.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
The following is from the Mansfield Fire Department log from Dec. 30, 2012 to Jan. 6, 2013.
Dec. 30 9:46 a.m. Mansfield Fire and EMS responded to a call reporting a single-vehicle collision against a utility pole on Fruit Street. One patient was transported to Sturdy Memorial Hospital. 3:12 p.m. Mansfield Fire and EMS responded to a call reporting a tree down on a wire on Lawndale Road. No injuries were reported and Mansfield Electric shut down power at the location and mitigated the issue. Jan. 1 2:46 a.m. Caller reported a rollover on Route 95 North. One patient was ambulatory and transported to Sturdy Memorial Hospital. Jan. 3 2:24 p.m. Caller reported a motor vehicle collision on Route 140 South. One patient was transported to Norwood Hospital. Jan. 4 10:06 p.m. Mansfield Fire and EMS responded to a call reporting a motor …
Monday, December 31, 2012
The following is from the Mansfield Fire and EMS log from Dec. 24 to Dec. 31, 2012.
Dec. 27 8:56 a.m. Mansfield EMS responded to a call reporting a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. The patient was transported to Sturdy Memorial Hospital. Dec. 28 7:57 a.m. Mansfield EMS responded to a call reporting a fall victim with a head larceration. 12:58 p.m. Mansfield Fire and EMS responded to a fire alarm on Chauncy Street. Burnt food on the stove was found to be the cause. Dec. 29 5:30 p.m. Mansfield Fire and EMS responded to a call reporting a five-vehicle collision on Elm Street. Patients were treated on scene for minor injuries. Dec. 30 2:30 a.m. Mansfield Fire and EMS responded to a call reporting that a snow plow had struck a gas line in the Foxborough Stop and Shop.
Sunday, December 30, 2012
Foxborough and Mansfield Engines respond.
A plow struck the Stop and Shop on Main Street in Foxborough according to the Mansfield Fire Department, at about 3 a.m. on Sunday. The crash resulted in a gas leak, according Mansfield Fire, and the Foxborough Fire company and the local gas company secured the leak with no resulting complications. Mansfield Firefighters ventilated the supermarket and the surrounding area. According to the Mansfield Fire Department, there was no other resulting damage and the leak was contained and mediated.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
The following is from the Mansfield Fire and EMS log from Dec. 17 to Dec. 23, 2012.
Nov. 17 4:05 p.m. A caller on Jacob Drive reported a fire and heavy smoke coming from the garage. Embers from the fireplace had gotten into the heating system. Power to the house was cut and a small extension was extinguished. 7:33 p.m. Callers reported a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of North Main Street and Chauncy Street. Two patients were taken to Sturdy Memorial Hospital. Dec. 18 10:22 a.m. State police reported a tractor trailer had crashed a large amount of fuel had spilled on Route 495 North. 2:10 p.m. Caller reported a vehicle in the woods at the onramp of Route 140 North from Route 495 South. No patient was found at the scene. Dec. 23 6:09 a.m. Caller reported a smoke condition coming from the burner. The house …
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Small garage fire on Jacob Street kept small by Mansfield teenager.
Mansfield Fire and EMS responded to a call reporting a garage fire at 35 Jacob St. around 4:30 p.m. on Monday. They came to find the fire had been isolated by the son of the family living at the residence. Mansfield fire chief Neal Boldrighini said that the fire started in the central heating, ventilation and air conditioning system. "Lucky for us and lucky for them, the home owner's son was able to knock it down in the canister with a chemical fire extinguisher," he said. Boldrighini added that the damage was minimal. He said the apparent cause was embers getting into the system and catching trough a wind trap. "There was a small extension [from the source of the fire] in some areas, but for the most part were able to resolve the issue …
The following is from the Fire and EMS log from Dec. 10 to Dec. 15, 2012.
Dec. 11 10:44 p.m. Mansfield, Sharon, North Attleboro and Foxborough fire responded to a two alarm fire at the Miller Recycling Building in the Cabot Business Park on Plymouth Street. The fire was pronounced knocked down an hour and a half after the call and there were no reported injuries. Dec. 12 11:21 p.m. Mansfield Fire and EMS responded to a call reporting a motor vehicle collision on Route 95 South near exit 5. 2:11 p.m. Mansfield Fire and EMS responded to a call reporting a microwave fire on Necco Road. There were no extensions and the fire remained contained in the microwave. Dec. 13 1:23 p.m. Mansfield Fire and EMS responded to a call reporting a motor vehicle collision on North Main Street. Victims suffered minor injuries and …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Fire breaks out at Miller Recycling Plant for third time in two years.
Mansfield firefighters were alerted to the third fire at the Miller Recycling Plant in two years Tuesday night. Mansfield Fire Chief Neal Boldrighini attributed the cause of the fire to the low ignition temperature of the materials in the paper recycling plant. The fire reportedly started at around 10:30 p.m. when one of the company’s forklifts had an electrical issue. No injuries were reported during the incident. Companies from Norton, Sharon, Foxborough, North Attleboro and Plainville assisted in the blaze.