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3 Hospitalized After Overnight Fire In Charlton

Just after midnight on Saturday, July 7th, firefighters from the Charlton Fire Department were dispatched to a structure fire at 63 Main Street. Within minutes, flames were visible coming from the second story of the home and it was declared a 3 alarm fire.  Mutual aid was brought in from Auburn, Douglas, Dudley, Oxford, Leicester, Southbridge,…

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Overturned Car Catches Fire Feet Away From Charlton Home

Charlton Police and Fire Departments responded to an overturned motor vehicle on Route 169 in front of 230 Southbridge Road for a crash and fire with occupants trapped inside. ONe person was able to escape the vehicle before crews arrived.  The fire was extinguished quickly and vehicle was stabilized. The Fire Department says the fire…

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Car Fire On Mass Pike Extinguished

Probably not the way this driver wanted to start the weekend.  Firefighters from Auburn and Charlton reported to mile marker 86.2 on the Mass Pike on Friday afternoon, June 29th for a fully engulfed car fire.  No reports of any injuries or cause at this time. More photos from the incident are below.   Engine…

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Car Hits RV, Catches Fire, On Route 20 In Charlton

Shortly after 6:00 PM on Tuesday, May 1st, Charlton Police and Fire responded to a motor vehicle fire on Route 20 near O’Malley’s Truck & Auto Body. Charlton Police it appears the driver of a car drove through the parking lot and hit the parked camper.  The accident caused both vehicles to catch on fire.  The…

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3 Alarm Fire Destroys Oxford Home

At 3:16PM on Saturday, April 28th the owner of the home at 30 Wheelock Street in Oxford called 911 to report a fire in a bedroom of the home.  Oxford’s Police and Fire Departments arrived within minutes and began to fight the flames.  In a press release, Deputy Fire Chief Jon Belanger said the fire…

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New Deputy Chief For Charlton Fire Department

Congratulations are in order for former Lieutenant Jason Cantara of the Southbridge Fire Department.  After more than 30 years of fighting fires in Southbridge, Mr. Cantara has been selected to be the new Deputy Chief of the Charlton Fire Department.  In a post on Facebook the department writes, “We are excited to have him join…

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3 Injured In Serious Charlton Crash

Officers from the Charlton Police Department responded to what they say was their “121st crash” on Sunday night, April 1st.  This, however, was no joke, like their earlier post. It was just before 10PM where this red car went off the road at the intersection of Major Hill Road and Ten Schoolhouse Road. The 3…

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Fatal Pedestrian Accident On Route 20 In Charlton

At around 8:30 PM on Friday night, a 50 year old Charlton man was struck and killed by a car while he was attempting to cross Route 20 between the Gulf gas station and Ted’s Package Store. Charlton Fire Department personnel initially transported the man to Harrington Hospital in Southbridge, but was later flown to…

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Car Vs. Tractor Trailer Accident On Route 20 In Charlton

On Friday, February 23rd, just before 5PM, Officers from the Charlton Police Department responded with Troopers from the Massachusetts State Police to a tractor trailer vs. car accident across from the Treehouse Brewery. Both vehicles were traveling west on Sturbridge Road (Route 20) when the car, a Volkswagen, slowed to turn into the driveway of…

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2 Injured In Serious Crash In Charlton

A very busy day for the public officials in Charlton today.  After battling a morning fire on Route 20, there was this 2 vehicle accident in later in the afternoon where first responders needed to extricate an occupant from one of the vehicles.  Both drivers were transported to the hospitals in Worcester with injuries.

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