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Interstate 395 Southbound in Thompson Closed Following Fatal Crash

Keywords: #Motor Vehicle Accident #Interstate 395 #I395 #Fire Department #Fire Rescue #EMS #Thompson #Connecticut

by Quiet Corner Alerts on 10-04-2022

Thompson, Conn. - Shortly after 7:30 pm Tuesday evening, October 4th, the East Thompson Volunteer Fire Department and mutual aid companies were dispatched for a reported motor vehicle accident with injuries on I-395 Southbound in the area of exit 53 (Wilsonville Rd).

The first arriving unit reported at least three vehicles involved with at least seven patients for evaluation by EMS.

According to East Thompson Assistant Chief Kristal Simon, a thermal imaging ca...

Fire Tears Through Rodney Street Three-Decker

Keywords: #Structure Fire #Red Cross #Fire Department #Worcester #Massachusetts

by Quiet Corner Alerts on 09-16-2022

Worcester Mass. - A stubborn third alarm fire rapidly spread through a three-decker house at 119 Rodney St on Friday afternoon.

Shortly before 4 pm on Friday, September 16th, a box alarm was struck for the Worcester Fire Department for a reported building fire at 119 Rodney St. As companies responded to the fire, they reported smoke visible in the sky from a distance. The first engine to arrive reported heavy smoke coming from the attic immediately prompting an upgr...

Erroneous Call Prompts Dive Team Response to Lake Quinsigamond

Keywords: #Dive Team #Worcester #Fire Department #Lake Quinsigamond

by Quiet Corner Alerts on 09-15-2022

Worcester, Mass. - An "erroneous" call brought dive teams to Lake Quinisgamond from Worcester and Shrewsbury.

At approximately 3 pm on Thursday, September 15th, Shrewsbury Police received a call for reports of a male party who went under the water after struggling to swim in Lake Quinsigamond. Shrewsbury Police responded with their boat and called in the Worcester Fire SCUBA team to assist. The party was reported to have gone into the water in the area of ...

One Dead After Vehicle Strikes Tree in Oxford

Keywords: #Fire Rescue #Entrappment #Fire Department #Massachusetts #Oxford #EMS #Fatality #CEMLEC #Car Accident #Motor Vehicle Accident

by Quiet Corner Alerts on 09-09-2022

Oxford, Mass. - One person has died following a single vehicle accident on Conlin Rd Friday evening.

At approximately 9:38 pm on Friday, September 9th, a 1st alarm assignment was struck for the Oxford Fire Department, EMS, and Police units for a car versus tree accident with at least one person trapped in the area of 23-25 Conlin Rd.

Oxford Police officers were the first on scene and found one person outside the vehicle with injuries, and another still in ...

Tree Crashes Into Dinner Party Sending Six to the Hospital

Keywords: #Fire Rescue #Entrappment #Fire Depatment #Connecticut #Thompson #EMS #Technical Rescue

by Quiet Corner Alerts on 08-11-2022

Thompson, Conn. - At approximately 6:30 pm on Tuesday, August 10th, the Quinebaug Valley Emergency Communications dispatch center received a call reporting a tree had fallen onto a dinner party with multiple people trapped under the tree. Dispatchers immediately dispatched the West Thompson and Muddy Brook Fire Departments (under West Thompson's mutual aid agreement), as well as multiple ambulances from various agencies and numerous paramedics. As units arrived on the sce...

Multiple Towns Battle Brush Fire in Quaddick State Forest on High Fire Danger Day

Keywords: #Brush Fire #Fire #Connecticut #Thompson #Fire Department

by Quiet Corner Alerts on 08-07-2022

Updated at 7:32 pm August 7th 2022

Thompson Conn. - Dozens of Firefighters spent hours attempting to quell a brush fire located deep in the Quaddick State Forest on Saturday evening.

At approximately 4:48 pm on Saturday, August 6th, the Quinebaug Valley Emergency Communications Center (QVEC) received reports of a large brush fire within the Quaddick State Park in the area of Baker Rd and Quaddick Town Farm Rd. When the first units arrived on the scene, they assessed t...

Multiple Alarm Fire Tears Through Multi-Family Dudley Building

Keywords: #Fire Department #Structure Fire #Fire #Massachusetts

by Quiet Corner Alerts on 07-04-2022

Dudley Mass. - Just before 10:30 pm on Sunday, July 3rd, South Worcester Communications Center (SWCC) received multiple calls reporting a structure fire at 37 Schofield Ave in the town of Dudley. The first unit to arrive reported heavy smoke and fire showing from the outside of the building and requested a working fire assignment, bringing in off-duty personnel as well as firefighters from surrounding towns. As firefighters attempted to search for occupants, that could possib...

Dozens Rescued From Skyfari Sky Ride at Southwick Zoo

Keywords: #MA D7 #Massachusetts District 7 #Fire Department #Fire Rescue #Zoo #Southwick Zoo #Technical Rescue #Tech Rescue

by Quiet Corner Alerts on 07-01-2022

Medon, Mass. - Shortly before 3 pm on Friday, July 1st, emergency personnel were called to the Southwick Zoo for reports of 40 people trapped on the Skyfari Sky Ride, according to the MA District 7 Twitter page. The ride allows 2-3 people, per seat, to cruise approximately 25 ft above many of the park's wildlife exhibits. When the ride stopped many of these riders were suspended directly over zoo animals.

Due to the complexity and scale of the incident, Mendon Fir...

Serious Accident Closes Portion of Interstate 395 Southbound

Keywords: #Webster #MA #Massachusetts #Fire Department #Fire Rescue #Vehicle Accident #MEDEVAC

by Quiet Corner Alerts on 06-26-2022

Webster Mass. - Shortly before noon on Sunday, June 26th, the Southern Worcester County Communications Center received multiple calls for a single-vehicle rollover Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) on I-395 southbound, in the area of Exit 3, with an occupant ejected from the vehicle. This triggered a still alarm assignment from Webster Fire and EMS and support from multiple Webster Police Cruisers until the Massachusetts State Police could arrive.

While en route, callers...

Parking Lot Death Triggers State HAZMAT Response in Southbridge

Keywords: #HAZMAT #MASS-DFS #Fire-Department #First-Response #Investigation

by Quiet Corner Alerts on 06-25-2022

Southbridge, Mass. - At 6:18 pm on Wednesday, June 22nd, the Southbridge Police Department received a call for a woman slumped over the wheel of a vehicle in the parking lot of Brothers Pizza, 485 E Main St. At 6:20 pm officers arrived to observe a strong odor of chemicals coming from the vehicle and immediately requested Southbridge Fire Department and EMS to assist. Upon the arrival of fire department personnel, it was immediately determined there were not sufficient r...

One Dead and Another Hospitalized After Being Thrown From a Boat on Lake Quinsigamond

Keywords: #Worcester #Massachusetts #Boating #Dive-Team #Drowning

by Quiet Corner Alerts on 06-25-2022

Worcester, Mass. - At approximately 6 pm on Saturday, June 18th, the Worcester Fire Department, along with multiple partner agencies, was dispatched to the area of 10 North Lake Ave, Regatta Point, for reports that an operator lost control of his boat throwing himself and a second occupant into Lake Quinsigamond.

Upon arrival, Worcester Fire found one occupant of the boat on the dock with a serious leg injury after apparently being struck by the propeller of th...