Two alarm fire guts Sagamore Beach house
BOURNE - Firefighters from several towns including Onset, Wareham, Plymouth and Sandwich were called to the scene of a two-alarm fire in the Sagamore Beach section of Bourne. The fire broke out about 12:50 AM Thursday at 35 Old Plymouth Road. First arriving units reported the building was fully involved. Initial reports are the home was vacant at the time and there have been no reports of injuries. The state fire marshal's office says traces of an accelerant were found at the scene causing the fire to be labeled suspicious. A $5,000 reward is being offered. Anyone with information can call the Mass Arson Hotline at (800) 682-9229 or bourne officials.Posted on 11/23 at 1:15 AM; updated on 11/24 at 6:00 AM. Photo courtesy Britt Crosby/CapeCodFD.com (click for more photos).
Vehicle vs guardrail slightly injures driver
YARMOUTH - One person was taken to Cape Cod Hospital with minor injuries after their SUV struck a guardrail on the Mid Cape Highway. The crash happened shortly after 1 AM Thursday on the eastbound side at exit 7. State Police are investigating. Posted on 11/23 at 2:00 AM.
Driver Medflighted after Osterville rollover
OSTERVILLE - A rollover crash in Osterville Wednesday evening left the driver seriously injured. The crash happened about 9:15 PM on Route 28 at Osterville/West Barnstable Road. The driver 50-yea rold Paul Tero of Hyannis was partially ejected and rescuers had to extricate him by removing the roof from the vehicle seen above on a wrecker. He was transported to the Centerville/Osterville fire station and Medflighted to Boston Medical Center in Boston where he was upgraded to stable condition. Posted on 11/22 at 10:00 PM; updated on 11/24 at 6:30 AM. Photo courtesy of Ryan Somerfield.
Bicyclist struck by car in front of Cape Cod Mall
HYANNIS - A bicyclist was injured after being struck by a vehicle Wednesday afternoon. The crash happened about 4:40 PM on Route 132 in front of the Cape Cod Mall. Fortunately the injuries were not life-threatening. Barnstable Police are investigating. Posted on 11/22 at 10:00 PM.
Fire damages Falmouth apartment
FALMOUTH - A fire damaged an apartment in Falmouth early Wednesday afternoon. Crews responded to 573 Carriage Shop Road and found a dryer had apparently caught fire and spread to the structure. The flames were quickly knocked down. No injuries were reported and the cause is under investigation. Posted on 11/22 at 4:00 PM.
Marstons Mills man arrested on drug charges during traffic stop
YARMOUTH - A traffic stop by State Police resulted in a Marstons Mills man being charged with drug and other offenses. 47-Ira Ward was stopped Tuesday night on Route 28. He was accused of possession class b (crack cocaine), possession of class D (marijuana) and possession of a minor class E substance. He was also charged with possession of a dangerous weapon (double edge knife), failing to identify himself to a police officer and various motor vehicle charged. He was due to be arraigned in court Wednesday. Posted on 11/22 at 4:00 PM.
CWN Weather update: (updated Thursday AM) Winds have arrived as scheduled. The rain is slower to move in but will be here this afternoon and tonight heavy at times. The weather conditions could cause a few scattered power outages.
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