Thursday, February 21, 2013
The Milton Fire Department extinguished a working fire at 33 Pilgrim Road Wednesday morning.
The Milton Fire Department is investigating a fire that damaged the deck and first floor of a Pilgrim Road residence early on Wednesday morning. The call of a blaze that started on the back deck and spread into the first floor of 33 Pilgrim Road came in at 3:18 a.m. on February 20, according to Milton Deputy Fire Chief Kevin Mahoney. When the Milton Fire Department arrived on scene, all occupants of the home were outside and uninjured. The fire eventually spread into the walls and ceiling of the home, but was contained to the first floor, Mahoney said.
Saturday, January 19, 2013
An electrical issue caused the Friday morning fire.
The Milton Fire Department responded to heavy fire at a single-family home on Hollingsworth Road just before 7 a.m. Friday. The blaze struck two alarms and caused damage to the left side of the home, according to the Boston Globe. No one was injured in the fire that was caused by an electrical problem.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The Milton Fire Department responded to Curry College on January 7 for a fire in the lower level of a maintenance building.
A small fire started in the Curry College maintenance building Tuesday afternoon. The fire was quickly knocked down, but a cause has not been determined. At 1:20 p.m., a firebox was struck in the Curry College maintenance barn. Milton Engine 4, which is kept at the nearby Blue Hill Avenue Station, and Milton Engine 1 from the Headquarters Station on Canton Avenue, responded to the fire. “Engine 4 was the first to respond and they knocked [the fire] down right away,” said Milton Deputy Fire Chief Kevin Mahoney. The fire, which started on the lower level of the large, white building, spread up a wooden column and caused damage to some nearby equipment and paint. “We had an investigator come in and he couldn’t tell what started it,” said …
Monday, December 31, 2012
A family of five was forced to leave their Milton home after a Sunday morning fire.
An unattended candle caused a fire in a single family Milton home early Sunday morning. American Red Cross volunteers responded to the scene to assist the family, which includes five people and two dogs. Around 4:50 a.m. on December 30, Massachusetts State Police dispatchers received a cell phone call reporting a fire at 435 Beale Street. The Quincy Fire Department responded to the scene. They were eventually met by Milton firefighters when it was realized the blaze was in Milton, according to Milton Deputy Fire Chief Kevin Mahoney. Mahoney said a Milton Fire investigator took over after the fire was knocked down. It was determined that a candle in a second flood bedroom caused the fire. The fire was mainly contained to the second flood, …
Friday, December 28, 2012
Damage was sustained to the garage and main house at 22 Parkwood Drive on Friday morning.
A morning fire at a Parkwood Drive Colonial struck two alarms on Friday, December 28. The Canton and Randolph fire departments assisted the Milton Fire Department in extinguishing the blaze. The report of a fire at 22 Parkwood Drive came in around 7:15 a.m. Fire Chief Jack Grant was unsure if anyone was home when the fire started, but he said the owner is out of state. The fire appeared to start in the lower level of the garage, and Grant said flames were visible in the first and second level of the garage when firefighters arrived. Damage from the fire eventually spread into a first floor family room and the attic, according to Grant. “It was tough to get a hold of,” Grant said at the scene. “There was fire in the walls. There was fire in…
Friday, November 23, 2012
A Sheldon Street home caught fire early Friday morning.
A two-family Milton home sustained damage early Friday morning after a fire struck three-alarms. Milton Deputy Fire Chief Brian Linehan said the call came in at 12:35 a.m. on Friday, November 23, for a fire that originated in a rear, second floor bedroom of 50 Sheldon Street. According to truilia.com, 50 Sheldon Street is a three story, 2,533-square-foot multi-family, built in 1871. “There was extensive smoke and fire damage to the second and third floors,” Linehan said, adding the home received water damage throughout. Milton Fire and state investigators were on the scene later Friday morning. According to the report, Linehan said the one resident of the home appeared not to be there at the time of the blaze. Some firefighters were mildly…
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
October is National Fire Safety and Prevention Month. Talk to your family about how to prevent a devastating fire in your own home.
October 7-13 is Fire Prevention Week, which was established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire in 1871 that killed 250 people and left more than 10,000 people homeless. In fact, the entire month of October is dedicated to National Fire Safety and Prevention, which is a perfect opportunity to talk to your family about fire safety. Everyone knows the stop, drop, and roll, but there are many other ways to prevent a fire in your home. Here are five tips recommended by the CDC: Last fall, Milton Fire Prevention Officer Lieutenant Brian Doherty offered suggestions for preventing fires as we approach the holiday season. “It’s heating season, so have a service contractor check your heating system, and check your chimneys,” said Doherty. “Be …
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Fontbonne students treated the fire stations and police department to pizza on September 11th as a gesture of thanks.
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Thursday, September 13, 2012
In honor of September 11th radio stations, newspapers, and television programs reflected on the events of 2001. On her way to school, a Fontbonne Academy senior, Maretta Morovitz, was listening to the Karson and Kennedy morning show on Mix 104.1. The radio hosts encouraged their listeners to recognize their local first responders in remembrance of September 11, 2001. Upon arriving at school, Maretta and four of her friends, including KJ Moran from Dedham, got together and discussed how they might do so. Within minutes, the students wrote an announcement to be read during homeroom period to all students, asking for a small donation at lunch. The Fontbonne Academy seniors thought a pizza lunch was the perfect way to express their …
Monday, September 10, 2012
The Milton Fire Department quickly knocked down a kitchen fire on Sunday afternoon.
Four residents were displaced Sunday after a kitchen fire in a two-family condo on Cheever Street. The Milton Fire Department responded to 32 Cheever Street around 1:30 p.m. on September 9. The fire, which started in the kitchen located in the rear of one of the units, struck a second alarm. “We got quick notice and it was knocked down quickly,” said Deputy Chief Kevin Mahoney, who was on the scene. Mahoney said both units suffered smoke damage and the electrical was turned off in the building. The American Red Cross assisted all the residents involved. One adult and two children, one of which was an infant, were displaced from the condo with the fire. According to a release from the American Red Cross, volunteers provided, “emergency …
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Fire on Canton Ave. quickly escalated from two-alarm to three-alarm in a matter of minutes.
Updated, 7:46pm: Rear of the house just collapsed. Heavy fire conditions. Firefighters lost the water. Public safety officials are conducting a roll call to make sure all firefighters got out of the building. Updated, 7:43 pm: All firefighters were ordered out of 1466 Canton AVe. in Milton. There is the potential for the building to collapse, according to unconfirmed public safety reports. Milton firefighters are currently on the scene of a three-alarm blaze at 1466 Canton Ave. The heavy fire is already through the roof of the ranch-style house. The fire was called in around 6:20pm, within minutes it was a three-alarm fire. Boston firefighters are also on the scene. According to unconfirmed scanner reports, the house is located at the …