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HPD/ HFD Media Conference: November 4, 2013

by Paul Saulnier
November 6, 2013

 

 Police Department:

·         Incident Highlights (October 16, 2013 to November 4, 2013)

10/18 Breaking and Entering, Larceny over $250, Hanlon Rd., Jewelry stolen, (under investigation)

10/18 K-9 Assist, Ashland PD, search for Breaking & Entering suspect who was eventually arrested through a witness recording registration number.

10/24 Larceny over $250, Elm St. Timothy Daniels House, wallet and cash stolen

10/24 Larceny under $250, Holliston High School, cash stolen from unlocked vehicle

10/26 House Fire, Washington St., homeowner and police officer taken to hospital and treated for smoke inhalation (Fire Dept. investigating)

10/27 Assault and Battery, Christopher Rd., from a domestic dispute

10/28 Receiving Stolen Property over $250, based on Hanlon Rd. Breaking & Entering investigation

11/1 Malicious Destruction of Property, Minor Discharging a BB Gun, Assault by Means of Dangerous Weapon, vehicle damaged by juvenile at Pleasure Point

11/2 Larceny over $250, Dunster Rd. Halloween decorations stolen

11/3 Assault by Means of Dangerous Weapon, Destruction of Property over $250 (2 counts), Fiske St. from domestic dispute (juvenile)

 

27 Incident Reports, 7 Arrest Reports, 10 Crash Reports, from 1099 log entries

 

·         PD Highlights (October 16, 2013 to November 4, 2013)

10/26 DEA Prescription Drug Take Back

10/28 Fall Town Meeting

 

·         Future Dates, Events and Projects

11/19 Coffee with a Cop, PD Training Room

11/30 Holiday Stroll, Downtown Holliston

 

Fire Department:

Incident Highlights (October 16, 2013 to November 3, 2013)

29 Fire Incidents (1 car fire, 1 kitchen fire, 1 mutual aid, 1 structure fire)
35 EMS Incidents (18 BLS transports, 14 ALS transports, 6 no transports)
10/16 – Car fire (Concord Street)
10/17 – Kitchen fire (Turner Road)
10/19 – Motorcycle crash (Concord Street) [Boston MedFlight transport to Tufts]
10/22 – Industrial accident (Hopping Brook Rd) [Hurst Jaws tool used]
10/26 – Mutual aid to Medway (Spruce Road) [brush fire]
10/26 – Structure fire (Washington Street) [attic fire]

FD Highlights (October 16, 2013 to November 3, 2013)

10/22 – Fire drill and public education talk (Mission Springs)
10/23 – Newcomers visit to Fire Station
10/28 – Delivery of new brush truck from MHQ Municipal Vehicles
10/28 – Special Town Meeting
10/29 – New England StatNet Meeting (Charlton)

Future Dates, Events and Projects

11/30 – HBA Holiday Stroll
12/2-5 – Nova Scotia Business Inc. New England Trade Mission

Replace Aging CO Alarms  - They don’t last forever

First Responders Need to Know About ‘Beat the Beep’
First responders should know that most CO alarms will be reaching this end of life stage soon and they should take all opportunities to educate residents to Beat the Beep. Fire departments are often called to homes where the CO alarm is beeping. Teaching residents to replace the batteries and to replace entire alarms is critically important for
residential safety.

Signs a CO Alarm Needs Replacing
One sign that a carbon monoxide alarm should be replaced is a chirping sound that does not stop until the unit is powered off. Another sign that a CO alarm should be replaced is that it makes the low battery signal even after brand new batteries are installed. Models with a digital read out will show an ERR or EO9 or END message.

Protect Yourself from Carbon Monoxide, the Invisible, Odorless Killer
The purpose of the Beat the Beep campaign is to alert residents that their CO alarms may be reaching the end of their lifecycles and should be replaced BEFORE the beeps indicating end of life. This also provides continuous protection against possible CO poisoning and reduces the number of false alarms to local fire departments and emergency service providers.

Many Lives Saved by “Nicole’s Law”
Since Nicole’s Law took effect in 2006 requiring CO alarms in nearly every
Massachusetts residence, many people have been saved from CO poisoning. CO alarms notified them that something was wrong at the earliest possible stages of CO detection. There have still been deaths from CO poisoning, but in most cases those homes had no CO alarm.

 

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Comments (1)

I can not find any information on the status of the Holliston gun shop theft that happened in January of this year. Has the thief/thieves been caught, have the stolen guns been found? Appreciate any info on this

- Katherine | 11/10/13 11:23 AM

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