Mashpee fall, Yarmouth fire, Bicyclist falls into canal


Man seriously injured in Mashpee fall

MASHPEE - A man was seriously injured after falling about 10 feet onto concrete in Mashpee around 4 PM Wednesday. Rescuers called for a Medflight helicopter but bad weather grounded it so the victim was rushed to Cape Cod Hospital. Further details were not immediately available.

Yarmouth firefighters douse porch fire
Yarmoith FireYARMOUTH – Firefighters were able to quickly knock down a porch fire and keep the flames from spreading into a home at 601 Route 6A in Yarmouthport. The fire broke out shortly before 4 AM. No injuries were reported and the cause is under investigation.

Bicyclist airlifted after crash plunges her into canal
BOURNE – A bicyclist was flown to Rhode Island Hospital Tuesday evening after a frightening ordeal. The woman was riding her bike on the trail along the Cape Cod Canal when she apparently collided with another bike and then fell into the canal. Fortunately she did not get carried away by the current. A Lifeflight helicopter landed nearby and flew the victim to the hospital around 8:30 PM. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on