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Medflight called to Tiverton after boat falls on worker

23 Jul

Adam Hobgood reports a medflight helicopter was requested after a boat fell on a worker at the Standish Boatyard in Tiverton, Rhode Island. The helicopter landed at the Fort Barton School just after 5:00 PM and transported the worker to a Boston Hospital. His condition is unknown.

2 Alarm House Fire in Tiverton, RI

1 Jul

Tiverton FD is fighting a house fire at 58 Crest Rd. Two extra tankers and an additional ladder truck have been requested to respond to the scene to help fight the fire in the 1 1/2 story house.
The fire quickly spread through the house and out the roof, and a 2nd alarm was ordered. Firefighters were forced out of the building and into defensive operations.
The fire was brought under control at 12:15PM