Tree on Wires Closes Roadway

GOSHEN, MA – Goshen firefighters were called to Ball Road at 1925 hours tonight for a report of a tree on wires blocking the road. Heavy, wet snow from today’s storm had been replaced with high winds and temperatures hovering near the freezing mark. First arriving units confirmed the initial report and requested support from National […]

Ice Storm Brings Out Utility Crews

GOSHEN, MA – Goshen firefighters were called to the area of 149 West Street yesterday at 1430 hours for a report of a tree branch on wires that was smoking and sparking. In a situation like this, our role is to keep people away until utility workers arrive. West Street was closed down by Goshen Police […]

Winds Whip House Fire

Williamsburg blaze routs 4 families; none injured Source: Sunday Republican (Springfield, MA) Author: FRED CONTRADA WILLIAMSBURG, MA – Firefighters from here and Goshen battled high winds to contain a fire that whipped through a four-family home on Williams Street yesterday. Fire Chief Roger Bisbee said no one was injured in the blaze that caused an estimated […]