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Backfiring Truck Likely Cause Of Huge Brockton Warehouse Fire

BROCKTON (CBS) – A man who escaped a massive fire in Brockton said the inferno started when his pickup truck backfired.

Freddie Montgomery was working on the truck in an old furniture warehouse on North Montello Street around 8:30 p.m. 243 more words


Homes Evacuated As Firefighters Battle 7-Alarm Blaze In Brockton

BROCKTON (CBS) – Firefighters were battling a massive blaze at a building on North Montello Street in Brockton Thursday night.

The fast-moving fire at an old warehouse quickly reached seven alarms and nearby homes were evacuated. 73 more words


Multi-alarm fire in Brockton shuts down MBTA

BROCKTON, Mass. (WPRI) — Fire crews were called to the scene of a massive fire that tore through a building in Brockton on Thursday.

According to Deputy Chief Kevin Galligan of the Brockton Fire Department, the fire was fire reported at 8:28 p.m. 214 more words


Two People Rescued From House Fire In Brockton

BROCKTON (CBS) — Firefighters said there were no working fire alarms inside a Brockton house that caught fire Thursday morning.

The Brockton Fire Department said two people were rescued from the home. 203 more words


Cat Rescued, 5 Displaced By Brockton House Fire

BROCKTON (CBS) — A cat was rescued and five adults were displaced by a two-alarm house fire in Brockton Saturday morning.

Firefighters were called to the Laureston Street home around 7 a.m. 38 more words


Underground Fire Causes Manhole Explosions In Brockton

BROCKTON (CBS) – An underground fire caused three manhole explosions on Main Street in Brockton Friday afternoon. City officials say a fire to a secondary power line sparked the explosions. 187 more words


Police seek help finding missing Brockton, MA girl - The Enterprise

BROCKTON – The Brockton Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 12-year-old girl.

Jenarosity Ortiz was reported missing Monday night when she unexpectedly left her home around 4 p.m.