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 […]

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 […]

Worthington Home Burns, Fire Claims Couple’s Property for Second Time in Four Years

Source: Daily Hampshire Gazette (Northampton, MA) BY SEAN REAGAN Staff writer WORTHINGTON, MA – A Worthington family lost their home Monday morning when a fast-moving fire engulfed the house in flames leaving nothing but charred wreckage by noon. The fire started in Marian Welch’s soap-making room where she said she was melting wax to make candles. […]

2 Worthington Blazes Caused by Lightning

Source: Daily Hampshire Gazette (Northampton, MA) By SEAN REAGAN Staff Writer WORTHINGTON, MA – Lightning kept firefighters on the go Thursday afternoon as they responded to damage from back-to-back strikes. Firefighters were finishing up at 301 Dingle Road – where a lightning strike caused approximately $1,000 of damage to household appliances, they estimated, when a Hilltown […]

Fire Guts Office in Barn

Source: Union-News (Springfield, MA) Author: GEORGE GRAHAM WORTHINGTON, MA – Fire departments from at least six hilltowns converged on Old River Road last night to put out a quick-moving barn fire in the rear of the Brookstone House property. No injuries were reported in the fire, which gutted the office space of The Newborne Co., an […]