Incidents and emergencies handled by the Belmont Fire Department.
Burner almost did that to a Marsh Street house Oct. 23 – At half past 3 p.m., Engines 1 and 2, Ladder 1 and the Rescue unit was sent up on the Hill to a Marsh Street house when the fuel burner flared up. Luckily the fire was confined to the unit. Be sure to check your heating systems before the real cold weather starts up. Sometimes you need to replace more than the batteries Oct. 25 – At just before a quarter past 7 p.m., units were at a home on Little Pond Road after a pair of gas detectors were going off intermittently on both the first and second floors. So the fire crews metered the home and couldn't find any readings of gas even after the heat and hot water were turned on and all the gas piping was inspected as well as the gas meter…
Our weekly compilation of some of the more unusual police reports from around the Boston area. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
- POLICE & FIRE
Monday, August 20, 2012
I Don't Remember Leaving Those There A resident of Oxbow Road in Wayland awoke on the morning of Aug. 9 to find an unusual addition to her front yard. At 7:45 that morning she called Wayland Police to report that two horses had taken up residence on her lawn. Before police could respond, the horses' owner arrived to relocate the animals: http://patch.com/A-wWbz It Hides the Pizza Stains The manager of Dominos Pizza in Watertown discovered someone had stolen a rug with the Dominos logo on it. The rug is reportedly worth $150: http://patch.com/A-wXFc I Hope This Honest Person Gets a Reward In Concord, on the morning of Aug. 8, a River Street resident reported finding a $5,000 check on the ground on Elm Street. He was unable to contact …