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.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Foxborough Fire Chief Roger Hatfield says the town is being proactive for residents dealing with Tuesday's heat and has opened the town's Council on Aging facility as a cooling center for residents.
Residents needing a place to get out of the heat and cool off today can stop by Foxborough's Council on Aging facility, located on 75 Central St. from now until 4 p.m., according to Foxborough Fire Chief Roger Hatfield. "We are being proactive as we were last year," Hatfield said. "We established that if we need a cooling center, it would be at the [Council on Aging facility] and will be open from now until 4 p.m." Hatfield said today's heat, coupled with the National Weather Service issuing a heat advisory for Norfolk County, has warranted the town's need to open the Council on Aging facility as a cooling center until 4 p.m. Tuesday. The heat advisory is in effect from 1 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and, according to Hatfield, if residents are still…
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Foxborough and close to nine neighboring towns responded to a three-alarm fire at 1832 Central Street in Stoughton.
Foxborough's Fire Department assisted Stoughton Police and Fire, and fire departments from nearly nine other towns, in response to a three-alarm fire on Central Street in Stoughton before 1 p.m. on Tuesday. No injuries have been reported, but there is extensive damage to the second and third floors of the home. The fire was initially discovered on the rear-porch of a single-family home at 1832 Central Street in Stoughton, but at this time, fire officials are not certain that is where the fire started. The cause of the fire is still unknown and is still under investigation. Officials arrived on scene to find a heavy fire at the rear of the home, according to Captain Douglas Campbell of the Stoughton Fire Department. The fire then expanded …