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 […]

Fire Causes $500,000 in Damages to Local Contractor

WILLIAMSBURG, MA – The mutual aid call for Goshen and Chesterfield firefighters came in at 00:06 hours.  The request was simple; respond to 6 Depot Road in Williamsburg with one engine each and manpower to assist Williamsburg Fire at a reported structure fire.  Northampton and Westhampton fire departments were also dispatched to the scene along with a crew […]

Bacon’s Fire Quickly Contained

WILLIAMSBURG, MA – When the pager for Williamsburg Fire Chief Donald Lawton went off Saturday morning, a dispatcher’s voice from Northampton Control announced “Attention all Williamsburg units, Box Alarm.  Attention all Williamsburg units, Box Alarm.  Respond to Bacon’s Equipment, 29 Goshen Road in Williamsburg for a reported structure fire.”  Chief Lawton, who lives just a […]

Crash Injures Boy Scout Camp Staff

Used by permission.  Copyright GazetteNET.com By TAMARA LLOSA-SANDOR Staff Writer WILLIAMSBURG, MA – All four young men injured in Tuesday’s one-car crash in Williamsburg were counselors on their night off from the Boy Scout camp in neighboring Chesterfield. The driver, Shawn Robbins, 20, of 43 Harryell St., Pittsfield, remained in critical condition today at Baystate […]