Monday, August 27, 2012

Fire destroys vacant Peabody home

Shortly after 1 AM this morning Peabody fire officials were called to 15 Flynn Road for a reported fire. First due engine reported heavy fire showing from the rear of a 1 story ranch style house and ordered the working fire. Flames quickly raced through the roof and within just a few minutes it was reported that there was a partial roof collapse. Companies were ordered to go defensive then  went back inside after a short period of time when the fire was knocked down to overhaul the structure. No injuries were reported.

Quick video clip: Working fire-Peabody MA

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Puerto Rican festival creates havoc for Providence first respsonders

Around 10:15 tonight Providence police responded to the CVS located at Broad and Sumter Streets for multiple reports of shots fired. A female victim was located suffering from a gunshot wound to the back. She was transported to Rhode Island hospital in serious condition. No suspect description has been given at this time. The area is heavily concentrated with police, mounted units included. Reports from scanner traffic indicate that bottles were being thrown at those officers. Meanwhile a few blocks away on Harriet Street, a vehicle was found shot up. Broadcasts via scanners also indicated a group of 4-5 individuals were seen fleeing the scene. This is still young in the evening. I will try to keep this entry updated thru-out the night

Update-5:30 AM-8/27-Things rapidly calmed down after the 11 O'clock hour. There was one call for shots fired on Appleton Street just before 2 AM. There were no injuries reported in the incident.

Pedestrian struck and critically injured on Beach St in Woburn

Around 6:30 pm today Woburn fire and police were called to the area of 84 Beach St for a reports of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. The vehicle remained on the scene and operator was questioned by police. The victim who has not yet been identified was rushed to the Lahey Clinic in Burlington with serious injuries. Based on scanner transmissions, a trauma team was requested at the hospital. The road was shutdown for an extended time so detectives from the Woburn Police could photograph and reconstruct the scene.

Monday, August 13, 2012

Motorcyclist killed on Columbia Rd in Boston

Shortly before 2 AM this morning a state trooper attempted to stop a motorcycle for a violation on Columbia Rd. The bike fled the area and within minutes crashed onto a sidewalk in the 1200 block of Columbia Rd. by Mercer St. The lone occupant of the motorcycle sustained fatal injuries during the impact and was pronounced at the scene. State police CARS team as well as the Boston PD crime scene services section processed the scene and collected evidence during the investigation. The victim's identity has not been released.

Sunday, August 5, 2012

Chelsea first responders kept at bay with a stabbing and assault

Around 2 AM Chelsea police and ems responded to a home on Guam Rd where they discovered a victim suffering from a stab wound. The victim was transported to the Mass General Hospital where he is receiving treatment for his injuries. No suspect has been taken into custody.

Shortly after that an assault was reported at Orange and Washington Streets, as officers arrived the 2 suspects fled and a short foot pursuit ensued. Both suspects were quickly apprehended by Chelsea PD and transported back to the station for booking while the victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Rollover crash forces closure of Northshore highway

Around 2 AM this morning the state police and Revere Fire and EMS responded to Route 1 North in between the ramps at Lynn St for a vehicle that rolled over trapping a male occupant. The Jaws of Life were utilized to remove the victim from the vehicle and he was transported by EMS to the Mass General Hospital in stable condition with injuries to his face, neck and back. All lanes were closed for approximately 30 minutes while crews worked the scene and was reopened to traffic around 2:30 AM.

Serious crash injures adult & young child inside the tunnels

Around 12:30 this morning the Massachusetts State Police along with Boston EMS and Fire Department converged on the I-93 NB tunnel by exit 24, the Government center exit for a reported rollover. First arriving troopers advised there was an adult female and a young child that were ejected from the flipped over vehicle. The Jaws of Life were utilized to extricate the occupants in the other vehicle also involved in the collision. Both the child and adult were transported to the Mass General Hospital. The child is said to have life threatening injuries. The 3 left lanes were shut down as state police reconstructed the scene for approximately 3 1/2 hours and reopened around 4 AM. There were significant delays trying to leave the city as a result. State police say charges are possible for both operators pending the investigation.

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Saturday, August 4, 2012

Multi alarm fire races thru Worcester rooming house

Shortly after 5 AM Worcetser firefighters answered the call once again for a reported fire at 39-41 Irving St. Upon arrival of the first due the 2nd alarm was ordered and a 3rd alarm shortly thereafter, The building is a large 3 story brick, 18 person-5,000 square foot rooming house. Companies have been ordered out of the building as the roof is reported to be sagging. Evacuation tones have been sounded and PAR checks are being conducted. So far no injuries have been reported.
Listen live-Worcester firefighters battle smoke/fire in a rooming house