Saturday, December 1, 2012
A person was reportedly trapped under a vehicle for a time.
Scanner reports indicate that a pedestrian was struck and then trapped under a vehicle this afternoon in the Stop & Shop parking lot at 100 Powdermill Road. According to reports, the pedestrian was extricated from under the vehicle and was being prepared for transport at about 3:50 p.m. No further information is available at this time, but Patch will update the story as more information becomes available.
Friday, June 29, 2012
Debby Adams, 60, of Acton, was recently affected by a fire. She has since moved to a new location due to the significant damage and her friend set up a fund to help her through the tough transition.
On Friday, June 15, a major fire occurred at a four-family unit at 5 Harvard Court, Acton. One of the people who was most affected by the fire was Debby Adams, 60, who does not have rental insurance. A friend of Debbie, who wishes to remain anonymous, started a fund to help Debbie recover, called the Debby Adams Fire Fund. She started an account at Sovereign Bank on June 22, and is open for donations. How to donate? Mail donations to: Debby Adams Fire Fund c/o Sovereign Bank 409 Massachusetts Avenue Acton, MA 01720
Monday, June 18, 2012
A fire Friday night at Harvard Court displaces four Acton families.
A fire occurred Friday evening, June 15, at 5 Harvard Court, Acton, a four-family unit. According to Kat Powers, director of communications for the American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts, there were four families affected by the fire. The cause of the fire is currently unknown. More information to come when Patch receives an update from the Acton Fire Department.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
No injuries or significant property damage were reported after a small fire occurred last night.
A small fire broke out at Rex Lumber, 840 Main St. on Tuesday, Feb. 28 around 9:40 p.m. Craig Forester, Operations Manager for Rex Lumber was on-scene and said a duct connected to a large sawdust silo overheated and caused serious friction. No significant damage was done to the silo or any part of the building and there were no reported injuries. Acton fire, rescue and police were immediately on-scene to extinguish the fire. *Mark Casey informed Acton Patch about this fire. If you ever have a news tip, contact me at Patrick.Clark@Patch.com.
Friday, February 10, 2012
A small fire broke out at A&A Medical Supply this afternoon. Officials did not report if any injuries took place. There seemed to be no serious building damage.
There was a small fire around 3 p.m. today at A&A Medical on 20 Main Street. Acton fire and police were on scene to extinguish the fire and evacuate the building. There were no reported injuries and the cause of the fire is undetermined at this time. The fire occured at one of the loading docks behind the building. The police and fire department were unable to make a comment at this time. We will have an update as soon as possible.