Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Capt. Robert O'Donnell of the Stoughton Fire Department was given the award in front of a packed house at Good Samaritan Medical Center Monday night.
A Stoughton Firefighter was given given a “Hero Award” in honor of EMS week Monday night at Good Samaritan Medical Center. Capt. Robert O'Donnell was recognized for his service and quick response during the Boston Marathon bombings. His son, Bobby O'Donnell III, a 2012 Oliver Ames High School graduate, was running in the race and O'Donnell was quick to spring to action as a spectator at the finish line. According to a press release submitted by Good Samaritan, O'Donnell shared vivid pictures, videos and audio tapes from the finish line Monday night. He also recounted how daily experiences in the field and lessons learned from Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) trainings and drills helped save lives. “After immediately thinking of my son who was…
Monday, December 17, 2012
A high voltage wire came down across Parkview Ave. in Stoughton Monday evening, causing a small amount of power outages. An hour later, there was a two-car crash a half-mile away on Park St. involving a Stoughton Police cruiser on traffic detail.
A high voltage transmission line (13,800 volts) came down across Parkview Ave. in Stoughton, a side street off Park St. near the Brockton line, shortly after 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17, causing a small amount of power outages in the area, according to Captain Don Jasmin of the Stoughton Fire Department. As crews from the Stoughton Fire Department were returning from the Parkview Ave. incident, they received a call at 6:13 p.m. for a motor vehicle accident at 1002 Park St. (about a half-mile away) involving a Stoughton Police cruiser and a pickup truck, Jasmin said. The driver from both vehicles were each transported to Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton. There were no other occupants. A Stoughton Police cruiser, directing traffic near …
Friday, September 7, 2012
This was one of three OUI-related arrests Stoughton Police made in a 10-hour span Thursday night into Friday morning.
A Stoughton woman driving with a four-year-old child was arrested Thursday evening for operating under the influence (second offense) following a car accident on Central St. The Stoughton Police and Fire Departments responded to a two-car accident at Central St. and Lakewood Dr. at 8:25 p.m. on September 6. Maranda Schmitt, 33, of Central St. in Stoughton, was charged with OUI second offense; operating with a revoked license; operating to endanger; and behavior that endangered a child, according to Stoughton Police Executive Officer Robert Devine. Lt. Buddy O'Neil of the Stoughton Fire Department said a car operated by a man was traveling on Central St. from Sharon and the other car, driven by Schmitt, either veered over the centerline or …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
One man was transported to Good Samaritan after falling out of a tree Wednesday night, while two were transported to Good Samaritan following a two-car accident Wednesday night. All injuries were considered to be non life-threatening.
The Stoughton Fire Department received a call at 11:47 p.m. on August 29 reporting that a man had fallen out of a tree at 701 Washington St., SFD Captain Doug Campbell said. A SFD engine and ambulance responded to the scene. A 25-year-old male was transported to Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton with non life-threatening injuries, Campbell said. The tree itself was about 40 feet high, Campbell said. but it is unknown how far up the tree the man was when he fell. *** Earlier Wednesday evening, at 8:41 p.m., the Stoughton and Avon Fire Departments responded to a two-car accident in the parking lot of the RK Plaza on Park St. in Stoughton. An Avon ambulance transported two patients to Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton with non…
Thursday, August 2, 2012
The accident occurred at the intersection of Washington St. and Kinsley St. Thursday evening, sending a total of four to Good Samaritan with minor injuries.
Two adults and two children were transported to the hospital with minor injuries following a two car crash in Stoughton Thursday evening, according to Captain Scott Breen of the Stoughton Fire Department. The accident took place at the corner of Washington St. (Route 138) and Kinsley St. at 5:36 p.m. on August 2. A Toyota Avalon (sedan) and Lexus SUV collided, with the Lexus rolling over onto its roof, Breen said. Three of the patients were able to get out of their respective vehicles on their own, but the female driver of the Lexus had to be helped out by first responders, although luckily she was not entrapped in the vehicle, Breen said. There were two passengers in each vehicle, a total of one man, one woman and two male children. Two …
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
The baby boy was born in a Stoughton Fire Department ambulance on the way to the hospital shortly before 7 p.m. on July 31. There were no complications during the birth.
The Stoughton Fire Department helped to deliver a healthy baby boy Tuesday night. The baby was born at 6:43 p.m. on July 31 in a SFD ambulance just as it was passing the RK shopping plaza on Park St. in Stoughton, right on the Brockton line, according to Brian Harkins of the SFD. The ambulance was en route to Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton where hospital staff met the mother, baby and SFD upon arrival. There were no complications during the birth, according to Scott Mellyn of the Stoughton Fire Department. Mellyn said the baby started crying immediately when he was born. "That sound was wonderful for all to hear," Mellyn said, adding that the mother was "doing fantastic." A woman who was 37 weeks pregnant called the Stoughton …
Friday, July 6, 2012
A male patient was transported from Cedar Hill to Good Samaritan in Brockton Friday morning.
Stoughton Police and Fire responded to a life-threatening medical emergency Friday morning, July 6 at Cedar Hill Golf Course on Park St., which resulted in the transport of a male patient to Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, according to SFD Captain Scott Breen. The SFD received a call of a man down at the third hole at Cedar Hill, Breen said. Police arrived on scene first and initiated care to the male patient in distress, with the fire department arriving soon thereafter. Breen said "everything went well [and] smoothly." No update on the patient's condition was available. Interim Town Manager Joseph Feaster was actually meeting with firefighters at the time of the call, as part of his meet and greet with town employees, and …
Monday, July 2, 2012
The two car accident occurred on Park St. in Stoughton shortly before 4 p.m. on July 2.
The Stoughton Fire Department and Police Department responded to a two car crash on Park St. Monday afternoon, which sent four to the hospital, according to Lt. Brad Newbury of the SFD. Two Stoughton ambulances and an Avon ambulance transported the patients to Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton with minor injuries, according to Newbury. The accident occurred at 3:50 p.m. on Monday, July 2 near the intersection of Park St. and Jones Terrace, near the Stoughton Public Library. One vehicle rear-ended another, while both were traveling towards Brockton on Route 27 South, Newbury said. Newbury said three patients were transported from one vehicle, while one patient was transported from the other (the car that was rear-ended).
Thursday, March 22, 2012
The two-car crash occurred late Wednesday night in Stoughton.
A head-on collision between two vehicles late Wednesday night in Stoughton sent two women to the hospital with life threatening injuries, Captain Don Jasmin of the Stoughton Fire Department said. The crash occurred on March 21 at 11:03 p.m. at the intersection of Park and Turnpike Streets. A MedFlight was requested but was unavailable due to foggy weather conditions where the helicopter was stationed, Jasmin said. Instead, the two patients were transported to the hospital via ambulance, one to Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, and the other to Boston Medical Center. Stoughton's Engine 1 and 4 and Ambulance 1 and 2 responded to the scene. Also making headlines...
Saturday, March 17, 2012
A 30-year-old male was transported to Boston Medical Center via MedFlight after his motorcycle collided with a car early Saturday evening in Stoughton. A female passenger in the car was also transported to Good Samaritan with minor injuries.
Stoughton Fire and Police responded to a collision between a motorcycle and a car early Saturday evening, which sent two to the hospital, including one who was transported via MedFlight with serious injuries. The accident occurred just outside downtown Stoughton, at the intersections of Union St. and Porter St. at 5:55 p.m. on Saturday, Stoughton Fire Captain Robert O’Donnell said. The motorcycle hit the right passenger side door of a car, O’Donnell said. The operator of the motorcycle, a 30-year-old male, was unconscious on the scene, having sustained facial and head injuries. He was treated on scene by firefighters and paramedics from Stoughton Engine 4. The operator of the motorcycle was then transported to the Stoughton High football …