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, 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.
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
The individuals were trapped on a rock 40 feet high in the area and were saved by the Norfolk Country Technical Rescue Crew and Wrentham Fire officials.
Update (9:25 p.m.) - While accidents and injuries are nothing new to Joe’s Rock in West Wrentham, Wednesday evening’s rescue of two teenage boys who climbed about 40-50 feet up the face of the rock created one of the more notable incidents in the conservation area. “We have been here before for slips and falls. This is one of the most dramatic ones we’ve had here,” Wrentham Fire Chief Jay McMorrow said. The climbers, from Attleboro and Wrentham, have not had their names released to the public yet. At about 5:20, Wrentham Fire responded to an emergency call from one of the climbers on their cell phones asking for help. According to Wrentham Fire Chief Jay McMorrow, the two men came to the conservation area after one of them visited the area…
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
An overturned tractor-trailer at Exit 14 on Route 495 caused some delays for commuters this morning.
An accident on 495 South in Plainville caused some traffic delays for commuters this morning. At approximately 6:30 a.m., a tractor-trailer truck at the off ramp from 495 South to Route 1 South at Exit 14 rolled over, forcing the shutdown of the exit ramp according to the Massachusetts State Police. The driver of the truck was taken to Rhode Island Hospital to treat minor non life-threatening injuries. The Wrentham Fire Department was on the scene by 8 a.m. to clean up an small fuel spill caused by the accident. The accident did cause delays in the morning commute. The exit was reopened by 9:15 a.m. The Massachusetts State Police are currently investigating the cause of the accident.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Wrentham Patch takes one last look at the week and all the news from around town.
Adult Entertainment Zone, Multiple Appropriations Pass Wrentham Town Meeting With a small warrant and a just as small crowd in attendance, last night’s Special Town Meeting quickly went by with only Article 4 being withdrawn and the remaining articles passing with no resistance. The most discussed item on the agenda was Article 7, which created a 20-acre adult entertainment zone near the Shire Industrial Park. After multiple attempts over the years to create the zone for adult businesses, the town voted to approve Article 7 at last night’s Special Town Meeting to create one that cannot even be accessed through Wrentham. To get near it, one has to drive though the industrial park in Norfolk. Under the new law, any business falling under the…
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Appropriations approve include a new fire engine, new servers for Wrentham Town Hall and a new police vehicle.
With a small warrant and a just as small crowd in attendance, last night’s Special Town Meeting quickly went by with only Article 4 being withdrawn and the remaining articles passing with no resistance. The most discussed item on the agenda was Article 7, which created a 20-acre adult entertainment zone near the Shire Industrial Park. After multiple attempts over the years to create the zone for adult businesses, the town voted to approve Article 7 at last night’s Special Town Meeting to create one that cannot even be accessed through Wrentham. To get near it, one has to drive though the industrial park in Norfolk. Under the new law, any business falling under the town’s definition of an adult business has to open in the area zoned for …
Saturday, October 13, 2012
In this weekend's edition of 5 Things you Need to Know, Patriot Place gets ready to host the Fall Harvest, the Wrentham Fire Department will have their open house this weekend, and the KP girls' hockey team will host their annual ski and snowboard sale.
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Saturday, October 13, 2012
1. This Weekend's Weather From the National Weather Service 2. Results from Yesterday's King Philip Warriors' Matches 3. Patriot Place to Host Third Annual Fall Harvest This Weekend The Fall Harvest at Patriot Place will take place on Saturday, October 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bass Pro Shop and at the Cranberry Bog behind the store. Activities include a pumpkin sculpting demo, pumpkin painting, hayrides, cranberry-inspired cooking demos, live music, an appearance from Patriots Cheerleaders, and more. For more information, head over to the Patriot Place website. 4. Annual Wrentham Fire Department Open House to Take Place This Sunday The Wrentham Fire Department will host their annual open house on Sunday, October 14 from 10:00 a.m…
Thursday, October 4, 2012
A kitchen fire on Hamilton Road has damaged the home's attic and kitchen according to Wrentham Fire Chief Jay McMorrow.
An accident involving an oven has caused an estimated $25,000 in damage at a Hamilton Road home. After papers fell near an oven in the kitchen of 137 Hamilton Road, the self cleaning unit on the oven set the papers on fire and sent smoke and fire through the microwave, cabinets, up the walls of the house, and into the attic. The fire damaged the attic and destroyed the microwave, oven, and cabinets in the kitchen accord to Wrentham Fire Chief Jay McMorrow. Crews from Plainville, Norfolk, and Franklin were called in to assist. At attempt to put out the fire with a garden hose prior to the arrival of firefighters was unsuccessful and led to the only injury as one person had to be treated for lacerations in the back after slipping on a …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
The Democratic candidate for Congress spent the morning in Wrentham talking to firefighters and senior citizens.
In a town that has consistently been one of the few GOP strongholds in the state and produced a Republican U.S. senator, one may think that a Democratic candidate for Congress may not find Wrentham the most welcoming play to be on the campaign trail. Yet, Democratic congressional candidate Joe Kennedy III received a warm welcome while making campaign stops yesterday at the Wrentham Public Safety Building to talk to members of the Wrentham Fire Department and at the Wrentham Senior Center. The stop in Wrentham was just one of the many appearances that Kennedy has made during the campaign. Prior to arriving in Wrentham at approximately 10:45 a.m., the campaign had already made appearances in Wellesley and Franklin and had events and …
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Foxborough Fire Chief Roger Hatfield says an investigation into Wednesday’s mobile home fire at Norfolk Park on Washington Street shows no clear cause of what happened.
The amount of fire damage done to a mobile home at Norfolk Park on Washington Street in Foxborough Wednesday has left the Foxborough Fire Department without answers to what happened. Foxborough Fire Chief Roger Hatfield said the investigation of Wednesday’s fire ended with no clear cause. “Due to the amount of damage and debris, we were not able to determine exactly what the cause of the fire was, but it definitely wasn’t suspicious,” Hatfield said. With the investigation over, Hatfield said his thoughts go out to the Albuit family, who owned the doublewide mobile home at Unit 25 of 131 Washington St. “There was only one gentleman living here and I would speculate he’s staying with family,” Hatfield said. The damage of the mobile home …