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Saugus school evacuated due to strange odor

26 Oct

The Veterans Memorial Elementary School, located at 39 Hurd Avenue, is evacuated after people inside reported feeling ill and smelling a strange odor. Approximately twenty people were evaluated by medical personnel. A Tier One Hazmat responses was requested by Saugus Fire Department, and a regional Hazmat team is en route to the school to investigate.


Two Alarm Fire at the Kowloon Restaurant

12 Jul

Fire broke out in a void space above a walk-in freezer at the Kowloon restaurant this afternoon, filling the 2nd floor with smoke. Firefighters called for second alarm companies to respond to the scene, mostly due to strenous conditions cause by the high temperatures outside today.

Matt Tempesta, of the Lynn Daily Item, reports that roofers had been working in the area earlier in the day. The fire damaged the roof in the rear of the building, and owners hope to be able to open tonight.

Rescuers Search for Missing Swimmer at Breakheart Beach

5 Jul

Divers from the Massachusetts State Police and Cambridge Fire Department are searching the beach area at Breakheart Reservation in Saugus for a missing swimmer.
Divers were unable to find anyone, and cleared from the scene. The report was deemed to not be credible.