Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Two injured in rollover in Wrentham on 495.
Wrentham Fire and EMS responded to call reporting a vehicle rollover on Route 495, Wednesday between 6:30-7 p.m. Wednesday The vehicle, described only as a Jeep Cherokee SUV, was traveling North on the highway between exit 15 and 16 when it rolled over into the median. Among the two patients involved in the crash, one was trapped in the vehicle and had to be cut out using the Jaws of Life. Both occupants were transported by Wrentham EMS to Rhode Island Hospital. Wrentham Patch will have more information as it becomes available.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Wrentham Selectmen vote to approve a bid on a new ambulance for the Wrentham fiire Department.
The Wrentham Board of Selectmen approved a motion to accept Attleboro’s Specialty Vehicle Company for a new ambulance. Despite the numerous bids put out to the town, Specialty sent out specifications that adhered to the town’s requirements and was the lowest cost at about $249,807. Town administrator William Ketcham said the new vehicle should be ready in six months, since the vehicle has to be built to the specifications set by the town. Ketcham said the old ambulance that the town is getting rid of is currently designated as Rescue 1, and will be traded in for a reimbursement to the town to be designated at a later date. “It needs to be taken out of service,” he said. “A number of repairs kept fit for duty, but essentially it’s …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
No injuries reported in the collision.
According to Wrentham fire chief James McMorrow, an ambulance struck a box truck on Dedham Street at around 10 a.m. on Wednesday. There were no patients in the ambulance, McMorrow said, and the two EMTs in the ambulance and the driver of the truck were not injured. McMorrow said that the truck was heading south on Route 1A (Dedham Street) towards Wrentham when the collision occured. The ambulance was leaving the Serenity Hill Nursing Home.