What the fire department has been up to this week

Here are the latest logs from the Southborough Fire Department:

Tuesday 6/9/09
09:36 EMS call, Nichols Street
11:14 EMS call, Coslin Drive
17:26 Passenger vehicle fire, Turnpike Road

Wednesday 6/10/09
08:14 EMS call, Cordaville Road
08:21 EMS call, Turnpike Road
11:36 EMS call, Newton Street
15:11 Unintentional smoke detector activation, no fire, General Henry Knox Road

Thursday 6/11/09
07:56 Vehicle accident Southville Road and Cordaville Road
08:06 EMS call, Angelica Lane
09:13 EMS call, Mass Pike East
14:26 Well-being check, Leonard Drive
17:22 Vehicle accident with injuries, Woodland Road

Friday 6/12/09
21:50 Unauthorized burning, Deerfoot Road

Saturday 6/13/09
17:18 EMS call, Wildwood Drive

Sunday 6/14/09
07:01 EMS call, Turnpike Road and Middle Road (Southside)
14:46 Medical assist / assist EMS crew, Walker Street

Monday 6/15/09
08:59 Smoke detector activation due to malfunction, Wolfpen Lane
17:34 Vehicle accident with injuries, 495 South
17:59 Vehicle accident with injuries, 495 North, south of exit 23C

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14 years ago

Looking at the fire log reminded me; when the firefighters have some down time, they DO perform other duties. I stopped in to see a few pals at the station this morning. Two were out at the DPW Annex (formerly Station 2) performing maintenance on Rescue 25. The other two firefighters, Ken Franks and Ken Strong were working on a “safety web” to hold equipment in place on Engine 23. The same thing had been constructed to hold medical equipment in A28’s revamped equipment cabinet. E23 was also sporting some new equipment storage racks constructed by Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School. The fact that this work is being handled in such a fashion should be a reminder that the Fire Department has always taken on in-house projects whenever possible and feasible, at a significant savings to the taxpayers. Granted some work has to be contracted out to skilled services, but if anyone thinks the firefighters lay around watching television and napping all the time, they should take a closer look.

14 years ago

I completely agree with John’s comments re the Fire Department. We get great protection at a bargain tax cost! Thank you to the brave fire fighters!

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