Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Foxborough Fire Department reported no injuries after a mobile home at Norfolk Park, 131 Washington St. was heavily damaged by fire Wednesday afternoon.
There was heavy fire and smoke visible from the front of a mobile home at 131 Washington St. Norfolk Park Wednesday afternoon when firefighters arrived on scene, according to Foxborough Deputy Fire Chief Steve Bagley, who said the trailer was unoccupied at the time of the incident. “Nobody home at time of the fire,” Bagley said. “No injuries reported … none of our people had any injuries either.” Firefighters battled the blaze for about 30 to 45 minutes, Bagley said, before it was under control. After the fire was knocked down, fire personnel began the overhaul process and surveyed the damage, which was extensive. “Basically a total loss,” Bagley said of the double-wide trailer. “Extensive heat and smoke damage throughout the rest of the …
Here are scenes from Wednesday's fire at 131 Washington St. Unit 25 Norfolk Park in Foxborough.
On Wednesday, firefighters from neighboring towns joined Foxborough's Fire Department to knock down a mobile home fire at 131 Washington St. Norfolk Park. There were no injuries reported but the mobile home was described as a "total loss," according to Foxborough Fire Deputy Chief Steve Bagley. View the video and photo gallery above for scenes from Wednesday's incident. To read more about the fire, which remains under investigation, click here.
The Foxborough Fire Department is reportedly fighting a fire at Washington Street address.
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
The Foxborough Fire Department is reportedly at a fire at 131 Washington St. with heavy fire showing from reports Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. 12:50 p.m.-The fire is out and officials are accessing the damages. No roads are closed. There are trucks off of Route 1 in parking lot and on a side street. 12:59 p.m.-The Foxborough Fire Department was assisted by Wrentham, Sharon, Walpole and Plainville at the trailer fire at Norfolk Place. 1:40 p.m.-Foxborough Deputy Chief Steve Bagley confirms no one home. Trailer is a total loss. Took about half an hour to get fire under control. Minor damage to a shed type building next door otherwise contained. 2:07 p.m. - Foxborough Fire Chief Roger P. Hatfield has confirmed that there were no injuries from the…
Sunday, July 8, 2012
Walter Grammer, manager of Bass Pro Shops in Patriot Place, thanked the efforts of Foxborough’s Police and Fire Departments and Patriot Place personnel for their quick response to Saturday night’s fire.
Saturday night’s two-alarm fire at Bass Pro Shops did not prevent the store from opening on time Sunday morning. In fact, due to the efforts of Foxborough Police, Fire and Patriot Place personnel, Bass Pro Shops manager Walter Grammer said the store was able to open a little bit earlier than its 10 a.m. Sunday schedule. “We are very thankful for the quick response of the fire department,” said Grammer. “They were able to contain everything expediently and we were able to close the store [Saturday] night, buttoned up tight and secure and open up a little early [Sunday] so that was great.” Foxborough Police and Fire Departments responded to Bass Pro Shops shortly before 9 p.m. after Patriot Place personnel reported smoke from the back of the…
No injuries reported in two-alarm fire at Bass Pro Shops in Patriot Place Saturday night.
No injuries were reported following a two-alarm fire at Bass Pro Shops – located in Patriot Place Foxborough – Saturday night, which required mutual aid from multiple towns to knock down. Foxborough Fire Department was unavailable for comment Saturday night after the fire was reportedly knocked down by firefighters from Foxborough and surrounding towns. A Foxborough Fire Department dispatcher said he was not able to release any information from the incident and more information would be available Sunday morning when fire personnel returned to the station. The fire, according to an article in The Sun Chronicle, broke out at approximately 8:45 p.m. and was knocked down at 10:15 p.m. The store was open at the time of the fire, forcing …
Thursday, July 5, 2012
Walpole celebrates a loud fire engine parade.
Check out these photos from the Walpole Fire Department's 53rd annual fire truck parade. The Foxborough Fire Department took part in the parade. Engines from around the state paraded from Washington Street at Bird Park down to Short Street to East Street to Main Street and ended on Common Street.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
A statistical look at the town of Foxborough in 2011.
The following is a capsule look at the town of Foxborough through information provided in the 2011 Annual Town Report. Today, we take a look at the Foxborough Fire Department’s annual report by the numbers, according to Fire Chief Roger Hatfield. 0 – Number of missing people reported. 1 – Number of court activity calls reported; Number of dumpster/trash fire calls reported; Number of rescue animal calls reported; Number of apartments inspected. 2 – Number of cooking fire calls reported; Number of multiple hazards and hazardous condition calls reported; Number of L/P gas distribution stations inspected. 3 – Number of chimney fire calls reported; Number of medical – other calls reported; Number of nursing homes inspected. 5 – Number of …
Friday, June 8, 2012
Starting at 7:30 a.m. and ending at 9:30 a.m., a full day and night of events are planned for Foxborough Founders Day.
- LOCAL CONNECTIONS
Friday, June 8, 2012
The following is the schedule for Saturday's Foxborough Founders Day. For update to date information on the event, go to http://www.foxboroughfoundersday.com/ The theme for this year's event is Foxborough Schools Past, Present and Future. Foxborough Founders Day June 9 Schedule of Events 7–9:30 a.m. Boy Scouts Pancake Breakfast at American Legion Hall on Mechanic St. Tickets are available at the door. 7– 9 p.m. Booth Field Exhibit Set-up 8–9:30 a.m. Parade assembles at 132 Central St. 9 a.m. a.m. Dedication Ceremony for Carl Kusch at Paine School 10 a.m. Parade starts at 132 Central St., toward Common, to Mechanic St., Railroad Ave., Bird St. around the Common to South St., ending at the Booth Playground. 11 a.m.– 5 p.m. Activities at…
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Justin Sulham of Foxborough is to pull a 40,000lb Foxborough Fire Truck on Founders Day to raise funds for the Little Angels for the late Cheryl Warren-Powers.
Foxborough resident, Justin Sulham, is participating in a fundraiser for the memory of Cheryl Warren-Powers. Sulhan will be dragging a flag truck during Foxborough Founders Day Saturday. Warren-Powers was a longtime asstant basketball coach for Foxborough High School. Warren-Powers, a former basketball standout at Bishop Feehan High and Wheaton College, died days after giving birth to twins.
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Foxborough town meeting approved new fire engine to be funded by ambulance funds.
The Foxborough Fire Department will be getting a new fire engine without taxpayer money. Instead, it will be just matter of getting the money out of the ambulance profits “There is a need to replace a fire engine,” said finance director Randy Scollins. “We will have the money from ambulance receptos, but it has to be the bank before you can pay for it. It will take 10 months to get the fire truck delivered, said Scollins. By then, the money will be available. “It will never leave the town,” said Scollins, Overall, town meeting approved $1,000,978 for the fire department for capital improvement. Town meeting members approved it 163-0. Fire Chief Roger Hatfield said in addition replacing 20-year-old Engine 21 at a cost of $570,00. There …