Toaster Fire, Traffic Hazard and More From the Acton Police Log

The following information was supplied by the Acton Police Department. Where arrests are mentioned it does not indicate a conviction.

Jan. 2

  • Officers were dispatched to a Great Road residence for a report of a fire. Fire had started in a toaster and was quickly distinguished. No injuries reported.
  • A brown Lab-German Shepherd mix dog was spotted on Old Stone Brook and appeared lost. Dog ran away from the reporting party.
  • Officers responded to Martin Street for a report of a traffic hazard. A caller reported the gates had been stuck in the down position. Lights and bells were activated with the gates up. Amtrack was notified.
  • Alarms at two Massachusetts Avenue locations were activated. In both scenarios, cleaners were inside at the time.
  • Officers responded to a motor vehicle accident on Main Street. No injuries were reported and a towing company was called to the scene.


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