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Berlin: Fire Incidents in 2006, Massachusetts (MA)

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2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 39
  • Hazardous Condition: 26

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents per 100,000 population

Incident types - Berlin

Incident types - Massachusetts



Location: Gates Pond Road, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Hudson, MA 01749,  ID: 17141,  Incident #: 834,  Station: HQ,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 04/20/2006 08:00,  Arrival Time: 04/20/2006 08:02,  Controlled Time: 04/20/2006 08:06,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/20/2006 08:25
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: River Rd W, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600007,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire. Includes waste material from manufacturing or other production processes.
Alarm Time: 01/06/2006 10:17,  Arrival Time: 01/06/2006 10:22,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/06/2006 10:49
Action taken: Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Location: Randall Rd, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600010,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Vehicle accident, general cleanup. Includes incidents where FD is dispatched after the accident to clear away debris. Excludes extrication from vehicle and flammable liquid spills.
Alarm Time: 01/08/2006 10:49,  Arrival Time: 01/08/2006 10:56,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/08/2006 11:12
Action taken: Standby.
Location: South St, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600022,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Vehicle accident, general cleanup. Includes incidents where FD is dispatched after the accident to clear away debris. Excludes extrication from vehicle and flammable liquid spills.
Alarm Time: 01/15/2006 10:03,  Arrival Time: 01/15/2006 10:08,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/15/2006 10:50
Action taken: Fill-in, standby, other.
Location: West St, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600023,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Vehicle accident, general cleanup. Includes incidents where FD is dispatched after the accident to clear away debris. Excludes extrication from vehicle and flammable liquid spills.
Alarm Time: 01/15/2006 12:11,  Arrival Time: 01/15/2006 12:20,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/15/2006 12:46
Action taken: Fill-in, standby, other.
Location: Walnut St, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600028,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 01/18/2006 12:21,  Arrival Time: 01/18/2006 12:38,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/18/2006 12:53
Action taken: Standby.
Location: 495 N, South of 62, ex25-26, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600029,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Vehicle accident, general cleanup. Includes incidents where FD is dispatched after the accident to clear away debris. Excludes extrication from vehicle and flammable liquid spills.
Alarm Time: 01/20/2006 17:17,  Arrival Time: 01/20/2006 17:29,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/20/2006 17:29
Action taken: Canceled en route.
Location: Whitney Rd, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600031,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Natural vegetation fire, other.
Alarm Time: 01/22/2006 17:11,  Arrival Time: 01/22/2006 17:27,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/22/2006 18:12
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Enforce fire code and other codes. Includes response to public complaints and abatement of code violations.
Acres Burned #: 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Heat from other open flame or smoking materials,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Rekindle)
Location: Summer Rd, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600045,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Cooking fire involving the contents of a cooking vessel without fire extension beyond the vessel.
Alarm Time: 02/01/2006 13:48,  Arrival Time: 02/01/2006 13:59,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/01/2006 14:35
Actions taken:
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: River Rd West / Brook Lane, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600047,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Vehicle accident, general cleanup. Includes incidents where FD is dispatched after the accident to clear away debris. Excludes extrication from vehicle and flammable liquid spills.
Alarm Time: 02/02/2006 01:59,  Arrival Time: 02/02/2006 02:21,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/02/2006 03:03
Action taken: Standby.
Location: Pleasant St, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600053,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Vehicle accident, general cleanup. Includes incidents where FD is dispatched after the accident to clear away debris. Excludes extrication from vehicle and flammable liquid spills.
Alarm Time: 02/07/2006 16:15,  Arrival Time: 02/07/2006 16:23,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/07/2006 17:22
Action taken: Standby.
Location: Central St, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600054,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 02/08/2006 08:46,  Arrival Time: 02/08/2006 08:53,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/08/2006 10:05
Action taken: Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Acres Burned #: 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Match,  Item First Ignited: Heavy vegetation - not crop, including trees, (Improper startup)
Location: Summer Rd, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600067,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Chimney or flue fire originating in and confined to a chimney or flue.
Alarm Time: 02/20/2006 20:52,  Arrival Time: 02/20/2006 21:20,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/20/2006 22:38
Fire Service Injuries: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Heat Source: Spark, ember or flame from operating equipment,  Item First Ignited: Organic materials, other
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Equipment Involved: Stove, heating,  Year: 2006,  Power: Wood, paper,  Portability: Stationary
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 2 Above, 1 Below,  Length: 50,  Width: 20
Detector Presence: Detectors Present,  Operation: Fire too small to operate
Fire Fighter Casualty:  Age: 37,  Gender: Female,  Usual Assignment: Suppression, included are hazmat, rescue, & IC,  Physical Condition: Rested,  Severity: Lost time injury, moderate severity,  Taken To: Hospital,  Activity: Laying hose,  Cause: Fall,  Where: At scene, outside,  Injured: Head, other,  Relation to Structure: Outside of structure,  Object Involved: Hose, not charged,  Specific Location: Outside at grade
Location: Lancaster Rd, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600087,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Chimney or flue fire originating in and confined to a chimney or flue.
Alarm Time: 03/02/2006 16:16,  Arrival Time: 03/02/2006 16:28,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/02/2006 17:38
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Function area, other,  Heat Source: Hot ember or ash,  Item First Ignited: Organic materials, other
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Equipment Involved: Chimney - metal, including stovepipe, flue,  Power: Wood, paper,  Portability: Stationary
Location: Pleasant St, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600093,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Natural vegetation fire, other.
Alarm Time: 03/07/2006 16:09,  Arrival Time: 03/07/2006 16:11,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/07/2006 17:10
Actions taken:
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
Acres Burned #: 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Item First Ignited: Heavy vegetation - not crop, including trees
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Location: Pleasant St, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600110,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 03/18/2006 08:47,  Arrival Time: 03/18/2006 08:53,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/18/2006 09:28
Actions taken:
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
  • Establish safe area. Includes isolating the area affected by denying entry to unprotected persons and establishing hazard control zones (hot, warm, cold).
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
Location: River Rd E, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600124,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 03/24/2006 17:43,  Arrival Time: 03/24/2006 17:59,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/24/2006 18:19
Action taken: Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Acres Burned #: 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Improper startup)
Location: Coburn Rd, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600125,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 03/25/2006 10:35,  Arrival Time: 03/25/2006 10:41,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/25/2006 11:38
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Hot ember or ash,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Location: Gates Pond Rd, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600127,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 03/25/2006 23:18,  Arrival Time: 03/25/2006 23:36,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/26/2006 00:23
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Hot ember or ash,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Location: Lyman Rd, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600132,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Cooking fire involving the contents of a cooking vessel without fire extension beyond the vessel.
Alarm Time: 03/29/2006 16:51,  Arrival Time: 03/29/2006 16:59,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/29/2006 17:19
Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Cooking area, kitchen,  Heat Source: Radiated, conducted heat from operating equipment
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Equipment unattended)
Location: Ball Hill Rd, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600140,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 04/01/2006 14:25,  Arrival Time: 04/01/2006 14:42,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/01/2006 15:23
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Enforce fire code and other codes. Includes response to public complaints and abatement of code violations.
Acres Burned #: 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Outside/open fire for debris or waste disposal)
Location: River Rd W, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600338,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 04/03/2006 08:45,  Arrival Time: 04/03/2006 08:45,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/03/2006 10:06
Action taken: Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Acres Burned #: 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Match,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Location: Randall Rd, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600151,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 04/09/2006 14:03,  Arrival Time: 04/09/2006 14:09,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/09/2006 14:30
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Enforce fire code and other codes. Includes response to public complaints and abatement of code violations.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Location: Morse Rd, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600153,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 04/11/2006 16:00,  Arrival Time: 04/11/2006 16:11,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/11/2006 16:52
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (High wind)
Location: Sawyer Hill Rd, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600162,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Fire
Alarm Time: 04/18/2006 13:07,  Arrival Time: 04/18/2006 13:13,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/18/2006 14:26
Property Value: $10000,  Property Loss: $10000
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Equipment or service area, other,  Heat Source: Heat from powered equipment, other,  Item First Ignited: Electrical wire, cable insulation
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Mechanical failure, malfunction, other)
Equipment Involved: Generator,  Brand: Caterpillar,  Power: Kerosene, diesel, No.1 & 2 fuel oil,  Portability: Portable
Location: River Rd E, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600164,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 04/19/2006 17:01,  Arrival Time: 04/19/2006 17:13,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/19/2006 18:08
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Acres Burned #: 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass, (Improper startup)
Location: Gates Pond Rd / Marlboro Rd, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600165,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Mobile property (vehicle) fire, other.
Alarm Time: 04/20/2006 08:00,  Arrival Time: 04/20/2006 08:09,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/20/2006 08:49
Property Value: $7500,  Property Loss: $7500
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger road vehicle, other,  Make: Dodge,  Model: P/U,  Year: 1992,  License Plate: 614XKG MA,  VIN No: 1B7GG26X0NS509687
Location: River Rd W, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600172,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Natural vegetation fire, other.
Alarm Time: 04/30/2006 10:17,  Arrival Time: 04/30/2006 10:17,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/30/2006 10:17
Action taken: Enforce fire code and other codes. Includes response to public complaints and abatement of code violations.
Acres Burned #: 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Match,  Item First Ignited: Heavy vegetation - not crop, including trees
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Location: Autumn Ridge, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600182,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 05/06/2006 15:14,  Arrival Time: 05/06/2006 15:26,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/06/2006 16:58
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
  • Enforce fire code and other codes. Includes response to public complaints and abatement of code violations.
Acres Burned #: 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Item First Ignited: Heavy vegetation - not crop, including trees
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Location: Brook Lane, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600204,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Cooking fire involving the contents of a cooking vessel without fire extension beyond the vessel.
Alarm Time: 05/17/2006 15:58,  Arrival Time: 05/17/2006 16:04,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/17/2006 16:17
Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Central St, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600222,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 06/02/2006 08:28,  Arrival Time: 06/02/2006 08:36,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/02/2006 10:18
Actions taken:
  • Establish safe area. Includes isolating the area affected by denying entry to unprotected persons and establishing hazard control zones (hot, warm, cold).
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
  • Standby.
Location: 495 N, North of 62, ex26-27, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600247,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Hazardous condition (no fire), other.
Alarm Time: 06/19/2006 17:13,  Arrival Time: 06/19/2006 17:20,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/19/2006 18:24
Actions taken:
  • Hazardous materials leak control and containment. Includes actions taken to keep a material within its container.
  • Standby.
Released From: Outside of structure,  Population Density: Rural - Scattered small communities and farms,  Cause of Release: Unintentional release,  Disposition: Completed by fire service only,  Actions Taken: Hazmat leak control and containment
Location: Pleasant St 1-1 , Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600266,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Cooking fire involving the contents of a cooking vessel without fire extension beyond the vessel.
Alarm Time: 06/25/2006 19:53,  Arrival Time: 06/25/2006 20:03,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/25/2006 20:24
Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Taylor Rd, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600267,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Fire
Alarm Time: 06/26/2006 07:05,  Arrival Time: 06/26/2006 07:18,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/26/2006 08:18
Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Establish safe area. Includes isolating the area affected by denying entry to unprotected persons and establishing hazard control zones (hot, warm, cold).
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Highway, parking lot, street: on or near,  Heat Source: Arcing,  Item First Ignited: Electrical wire, cable insulation
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Storm)
Location: Coolidge Rd, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600278,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Gasoline or other flammable liquid spill (flash point below 100 degrees F at standard temperature and pressure (Class I)).
Alarm Time: 07/03/2006 10:50,  Arrival Time: 07/03/2006 10:56,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/03/2006 11:06
Hazardous Material Released: Gasoline, vehicle fuel tank or portable container. Includes leaks or releases from equipment tanks where the release is less than 55 gallons.
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Released From: Outside of structure,  Population Density: Rural - Scattered small communities and farms,  Area Affected: 10 Square Feet,  Cause of Release: Unintentional release,  Disposition: Released to private agency,  Actions Taken: Standby,  ,  ,  Mitigating Factors: Impediment or delay, other
Location: Central St, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600279,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Mobile property (vehicle) fire, other.
Alarm Time: 07/03/2006 13:26,  Arrival Time: 07/03/2006 13:36,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/03/2006 14:18
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Chevrolet,  Model: Blazer,  Year: 1997,  License Plate: 8503TA MA,  VIN No: 1GNDT13W3VK101647
Location: Central St/Rt 495, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600291,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Mobile property (vehicle) fire, other.
Alarm Time: 07/15/2006 11:50,  Arrival Time: 07/15/2006 11:59,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/15/2006 12:14
Action taken: Canceled en route.
Location: Whitney Rd, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600300,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Fire
Alarm Time: 07/18/2006 22:30,  Arrival Time: 07/18/2006 22:34,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/18/2006 22:58
Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Establish safe area. Includes isolating the area affected by denying entry to unprotected persons and establishing hazard control zones (hot, warm, cold).
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Highway, parking lot, street: on or near,  Item First Ignited: Flammable liquid/gas - uncontained
Cause of Ignition: Intentional

Arson Case Status: Investigation inactive,  Incendiary Devices: Open flame source, Ignitable liquid
Location: River Rd W, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600316,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Mobile property (vehicle) fire, other.
Alarm Time: 07/28/2006 13:34,  Arrival Time: 07/28/2006 13:38,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/28/2006 14:04
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area,  Heat Source: Heat from powered equipment, other,  Item First Ignited: Electrical wire, cable insulation
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Mechanical failure, malfunction, other)
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger road vehicle, other,  Make: Ford,  Model: Pickup,  Year: 1986,  License Plate: 35VC80 MA,  VIN No: 1FTEF26H0GLA79241
Location: Coburn Rd, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600319,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Mobile property (vehicle) fire, other.
Alarm Time: 07/31/2006 02:38,  Arrival Time: 07/31/2006 02:49,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/31/2006 03:53
Property Value: $4500,  Property Loss: $4500
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Operator/passenger area of transportation equip.
Cause of Ignition: Intentional
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Honda,  Model: Accord,  Year: 1997,  License Plate: 81DB70 MA,  VIN No: 1HGCD5680VA176383

Arson Case Status: Investigation inactive,  Suspected Motivation Factors: Auto theft concealment
Location: 495 S, South of 62, ex26-25, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600330,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Mobile property (vehicle) fire, other.
Alarm Time: 08/08/2006 17:28,  Arrival Time: 08/08/2006 17:35,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/08/2006 18:09
Actions taken:
  • Salvage and overhaul.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Hyundai,  Model: Santa Fe,  Year: 2002,  License Plate: 710ZHE MA,  VIN No: KM8SC13D62U175767
Location: Pleasant St, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600345,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Mobile property (vehicle) fire, other.
Alarm Time: 08/20/2006 00:45,  Arrival Time: 08/20/2006 00:55,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/20/2006 02:12
Property Value: $5300,  Property Loss: $300
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area,  Heat Source: Incendiary device,  Item First Ignited: Oily rags
Cause of Ignition: Intentional
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Home, garden vehicle,  Make: Other Make,  Model: hds 3205,  Year: 1996

Arson Case Status: Investigation open,  Incendiary Devices: Bottle, glass, Wick or fuse, Ordinary combustibles
Location: Peach Hill Rd, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600373,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Carbon monoxide incident. Excludes incidents with nothing found.
Alarm Time: 09/15/2006 17:51,  Arrival Time: 09/15/2006 18:02,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/15/2006 19:04
Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Hazardous materials detection, monitoring, sampling, and analysis using a variety of detection instruments.
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: West St, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600374,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Gasoline or other flammable liquid spill (flash point below 100 degrees F at standard temperature and pressure (Class I)).
Alarm Time: 09/17/2006 18:59,  Arrival Time: 09/17/2006 19:06,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/17/2006 19:42
Actions taken:
  • Hazardous materials leak control and containment. Includes actions taken to keep a material within its container.
  • Standby.
Released From: Outside of structure,  Population Density: Rural - Scattered small communities and farms,  Area Affected: 3 Square Feet,  Cause of Release: Unintentional release,  Disposition: Completed by fire service only,  Factors Contributing To Release: Mechanical failure, malfunction, other
Location: 495 S, North of 62, ex27-26, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600375,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Mobile property (vehicle) fire, other.
Alarm Time: 09/18/2006 09:31,  Arrival Time: 09/18/2006 09:42,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/18/2006 09:56
Action taken: Standby.
Location: Linden St, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600380,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Carbon monoxide incident. Excludes incidents with nothing found.
Alarm Time: 09/30/2006 00:05,  Arrival Time: 09/30/2006 00:39,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/30/2006 00:44
Actions taken:
  • Hazardous materials detection, monitoring, sampling, and analysis using a variety of detection instruments.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Pleasant St 10-1 , Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600388,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Cooking fire involving the contents of a cooking vessel without fire extension beyond the vessel.
Alarm Time: 10/09/2006 12:04,  Arrival Time: 10/09/2006 12:17,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/09/2006 12:42
Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: South St, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600394,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Explosive, bomb removal. Includes disarming, rendering safe, and disposing of bombs or suspected devices. Excludes bomb scare.
Alarm Time: 10/10/2006 18:06,  Arrival Time: 10/10/2006 18:21,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/10/2006 20:17
Actions taken:
  • Establish safe area. Includes isolating the area affected by denying entry to unprotected persons and establishing hazard control zones (hot, warm, cold).
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
  • Standby.
Location: River Rd W, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600411,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 10/23/2006 23:41,  Arrival Time: 10/23/2006 23:48,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/24/2006 00:39
Actions taken:
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
  • Standby.
Location: Central St, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600418,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 10/27/2006 16:38,  Arrival Time: 10/27/2006 16:54,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/27/2006 17:07
Actions taken:
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
  • Enforce fire code and other codes. Includes response to public complaints and abatement of code violations.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Match,  Item First Ignited: Multiple items first ignited, (Outside/open fire for debris or waste disposal)
Location: Randall Rd, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600422,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 10/29/2006 15:29,  Arrival Time: 10/29/2006 15:34,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/29/2006 19:46
Actions taken:
  • Hazardous materials leak control and containment. Includes actions taken to keep a material within its container.
  • Establish safe area. Includes isolating the area affected by denying entry to unprotected persons and establishing hazard control zones (hot, warm, cold).
Location: Linden St, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600501,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Vehicle accident, general cleanup. Includes incidents where FD is dispatched after the accident to clear away debris. Excludes extrication from vehicle and flammable liquid spills.
Alarm Time: 10/29/2006 11:22,  Arrival Time: 10/29/2006 11:36,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/29/2006 11:53
Action taken: Standby.
Location: Randall Rd, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600423,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 10/30/2006 01:45,  Arrival Time: 10/30/2006 02:13,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/30/2006 02:40
Actions taken:
  • Establish safe area. Includes isolating the area affected by denying entry to unprotected persons and establishing hazard control zones (hot, warm, cold).
  • Standby.
Location: Randall Rd, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600424,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 10/30/2006 02:44,  Arrival Time: 10/30/2006 02:51,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/30/2006 03:29
Actions taken:
  • Establish safe area. Includes isolating the area affected by denying entry to unprotected persons and establishing hazard control zones (hot, warm, cold).
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Oak St, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600425,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 10/30/2006 08:57,  Arrival Time: 10/30/2006 09:04,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/30/2006 09:38
Contents Value: $600,  Contents Loss: $600
Actions taken:
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Cooking area, kitchen,  Heat Source: Heat from powered equipment, other
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Equipment unattended)
Equipment Involved: Range with or without oven, cooking surface,  Year: 2006,  Power: Electrical line voltage (>= 50 volts),  Portability: Stationary
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 2 Above, 1 Below,  Length: 30,  Width: 40,  Stories with Damage: 1 Minor
Detector Presence: Detectors Present,  Type: Smoke
Location: Randall Rd, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600426,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 10/30/2006 09:47,  Arrival Time: 10/30/2006 09:53,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/30/2006 10:54
Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Salvage and overhaul.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Structural area, other,  Heat Source: Hot ember or ash,  Item First Ignited: Dust, fiber, lint, including sawdust and excelsior
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Failure to clean)
Equipment Involved: Chimney - brick, stone, masonry,  Power: Wood, paper,  Portability: Stationary
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 2 Above, 1 Below,  Length: 75,  Width: 30
Detector Presence: Detectors Present,  Type: Smoke
Location: Central St, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600429,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Hazardous condition (no fire), other.
Alarm Time: 10/31/2006 17:59,  Arrival Time: 10/31/2006 18:06,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/31/2006 19:03
Actions taken:
  • Refer to proper authority. Includes turnover of incidents to other authorities or agencies such as the police.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: 495 N, North of 62, ex26-27, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600465,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Mobile property (vehicle) fire, other.
Alarm Time: 12/02/2006 22:14,  Arrival Time: 12/02/2006 22:25,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/02/2006 23:34
Property Value: $10000,  Property Loss: $10000
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Baker Rd / Peach Hill Rd, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600468,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 12/05/2006 13:31,  Arrival Time: 12/05/2006 13:42,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/05/2006 15:32
Action taken: Standby.
Location: 495 S, South of 62, ex26-25, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600475,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Vehicle accident, general cleanup. Includes incidents where FD is dispatched after the accident to clear away debris. Excludes extrication from vehicle and flammable liquid spills.
Alarm Time: 12/07/2006 10:00,  Arrival Time: 12/07/2006 10:04,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/07/2006 10:45
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Standby.
Location: Pleasant St @ Rt 62, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600478,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 12/09/2006 09:59,  Arrival Time: 12/09/2006 10:01,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/09/2006 10:54
Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Standby.
Location: Pleasant St, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 700021,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 12/09/2006 09:59,  Arrival Time: 12/09/2006 09:59,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/09/2006 12:43
Actions taken:
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
  • Standby.
Location: Pleasant St 4-2 , Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600482,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Cooking fire involving the contents of a cooking vessel without fire extension beyond the vessel.
Alarm Time: 12/11/2006 22:07,  Arrival Time: 12/11/2006 22:14,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/11/2006 22:36
Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Coolidge Rd, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600499,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Gasoline or other flammable liquid spill (flash point below 100 degrees F at standard temperature and pressure (Class I)).
Alarm Time: 12/20/2006 08:38,  Arrival Time: 12/20/2006 08:49,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/20/2006 10:19
Hazardous Material Released: Gasoline, vehicle fuel tank or portable container. Includes leaks or releases from equipment tanks where the release is less than 55 gallons.
Actions taken:
  • Hazardous materials spill control and confinement. Includes confining or diking hazardous materials.
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Released From: Outside of structure,  Population Density: Rural - Scattered small communities and farms,  Area Affected: 60 Square Feet,  Cause of Release: Unintentional release,  Disposition: Released to private agency,  Actions Taken: Hazmat spill control and confinement,  ,  ,  Factors Contributing To Release: Equipment unattended,  Equipment not being operated properly
Location: Summer Rd, Berlin, MA 01503
Fire Department: Berlin, MA 01503,  ID: 27028,  Incident #: 600518,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 12/30/2006 15:28,  Arrival Time: 12/30/2006 15:38,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/30/2006 16:07
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Acres Burned #: 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Hot ember or ash,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
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