Structure Fire – 314 Norton Hill Road, Ashfield MA

ASHFIELD, MA – Goshen firefighters were called to respond mutual aid to the Town of Ashfield with an engine for a reported structure fire at 19:50 hours. The fire was reported by neighbors because the owners were not home at the time of the blaze. When firefighters arrived, the attached barn had already collapsed.  Flames […]

Farmedic Training

Do you know the hazards you might face when dealing with an incident on a farm? Farms, as part of our rural landscapes, can appear to be a working experience that is non-threatening and peaceful. Used by permission of the Massachusetts Call Volunteer Firefighters Association by Frederick G, Clark Deputy Chief, Goshen Fire Dept., Goshen […]

Ashfield Fire

Source: Union-News (Springfield, MA) ASHFIELD, MA – Firefighters from six towns snuffed a smoky blaze that damaged this Main Street house in Ashfield yesterday. Trucks from Ashfield, Goshen, Buckland, Hawley, Conway and Turners Falls responded to the 2 p.m. blaze in the unoccupied home and the state fire marshal was called into investigate.

Fire guts barn in Ashfield

Terrain Hinders Firefighters Union-News (Springfield, MA) Author: RALPH GORDON ASHFIELD, MA – A fire yesterday destroyed an old storage barn in deep woods off the intersection of Route 116 and Burton Hill Road here. No one was injured in the 10 a.m. blaze, but officials, unsure of the cause of the blaze, have asked the state […]

Sawmill Destroyed by Blaze

Source: Sunday Republican (Springfield, MA) ASHFIELD, MA – Roberts Brothers sawmill caught fire and was destroyed yesterday morning. The fire department was called to the scene at 8 a. m., after an employee heard a noise and saw the 40-by-100-foot wooden building had caught fire. Fire Chief Douglas Field said a diesel generator started the […]