Smoke Detectors Alert Couple to House Fire

PLAINFIELD, MA – Goshen firefighters were called mutual aid to 71 Gloyd Street in the town of Plainfield at 0319 hours today for a report of a fully-involved structure fire.  Engine 7 and Car 1 responded with 8 firefighters.  One firefighter remained in quarters in the event additional apparatus was needed.  The couple living in […]

Car Leaves Roadway, Airbags Deployed, Vehicle Totaled, Driver Alive

GOSHEN, MA – Goshen firefighters, MA State Police, and Highland Ambulance personnel were called to the area of 86 Spruce Corner Road for a report of a motor vehicle crash with airbag deployment at 0120 hours on Saturday. The ‘reporting party’ was the cars Automatic Crash Notification system which was activated when airbags deployed and provided […]

Mutual Aid to Williamsburg Structure Fire and Motor Vehicle Crash

WILLIAMSBURG, MA – Firefighters from Goshen and Chesterfield were called mutual aid to 103 Main Street in Williamsburg at 1828 hours Thursday night to assist Williamsburg and Northampton fire departments for a reported structure fire. First arriving units encountered heavy smoke throughout the two-story wooden structure.  A crew from Northampton Fire set up a water […]

Firefighters Modify Medical Response Protocol to Address COVID-19 Concerns

GOSHEN, MA – Goshen firefighters respond to every medical emergency call in our community.  Oftentimes, we arrive on scene before ambulance personnel and have the ability to relay critical information to them when necessary. In a typical scenario, operators at our dispatch center in the State Police barracks in Northampton pre-screen 911 callers to collect details […]

Extreme Temperatures Makes Work Brutal for Firefighters

ASHFIELD, MA – The Goshen Fire Department along with multiple fire companies in Hampshire and Franklin counties were called in to provide mutual aid to Ashfield today to help them battle a structure fire. The picture above was taken shortly after Goshen firefighters arrived at 298 Briar Hill Road.  The fire appeared to have started in […]