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Fire: Cadwell St.

January 29th, 2020

Time of Call: 5:55pm on January 28th, 2020

The department responded to a residence for a reported fuse box fire. Upon arrival found electrical fire and heavy smoke in the basement. Requested a engine mutual aid from Amherst Fire Dept. Eversource, electrical and building inspectors notified and responded. Fire extinguished and all units cleared at 8:03pm.

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Fire: Amherst Rd.

January 13th, 2020

Time of Call: 7:19pm on January 12th, 2020

The department responded to a residence for a chimney fire. Fire confined to chimney with no extension. Fire extinguished.

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Fire: Buffam Rd.

November 10th, 2019

Time of Call: 8:04pm on November 9th, 2019

The department responded to a residence for a reported kitchen fire. Upon arrival found fully involved kitchen fire. The home owner came home to find fire in her tenant’s apartment which is attached to her house. The tenant was not at home. The tenant arrived prior to the fire department and entered the apartment to retrieve her two cats. The tenant suffered smoke inhalation and was transported to Baystate Medical by Amherst Fire Dept. Ambulance. The two cats perished. Amherst and Shutesbury Fire Departments responded mutual aid. The building and electrical inspectors were notified and responded. The fire is under investigation at this time.

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Fire: Daniel Shays Hwy.

September 25th, 2019

Time of Call: 2:04pm on September 24th, 2019

The department responded to a report of a possible car fire at the Rt. 202 out look. Upon arrival found a small fire in the engine compartment of the vehicle. The fire was extinguished by the fire chief with a dry chemical fire extinguisher.

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Fire: Meetinghouse Rd.

August 6th, 2019

Time of Call: 7:56pm on August 5th, 2019

The department responded to a residence for a report of garbage being burned. Upon arrival found same. The party was again informed of this negative practice. Fire extinguished.

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Fire: Bray Ct.

May 31st, 2019

Time of Call: 2:24pm on May 31st, 2019

The department responded to a residence for a report of smoke in the basement. Upon arrival found no smoke or fire. Oil burner malfunction. Owner contacted oil burner service company.

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Fire: Amherst Rd.

May 13th, 2019

Time of Call: 2:48pm on May 12th, 2019

The department responded to a residence for a reported chimney fire. Upon arrival found no fire or concerns at this time.

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Fire: Meetinghouse Rd.

April 17th, 2019

Time of Call: 3:53pm on April 16th, 2019

The department investigated illegal burning. Party informed of regulations.

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Fire: Amherst Rd.

April 14th, 2019

Time of Call: 12:44pm on April 14th, 2019

The department responded to a reported vehicle fire. Upon arrival found a fully involved dump truck fire. Fire extinguished, no injuries.

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Fire: Buffam Rd.

April 14th, 2019

Time of Call: 5:10pm on April 13th, 2019

Reported small unattended brush fire. Fire Lieutenant responded and found a permitted burn smoldering. Homeowner extinguishing same. Fire units remained in quarters.

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