Fire Incidents: June 26 to July 2
The Lexington Fire Department responded to mysterious smoke odors and alarm activations.
Fire Incidents by the Numbers
115 Total calls for service
28 EMS calls excluding motor vehicle accidents
14 Unintentional alarm activations
6 EMS calls with no duty or patient refusal
5 EMS rescue, motor vehicle accidents
4 Calls for public service assistance
3 Mutual aid covers
2 Well being checks
2 Calls for arcing/ shorted electrical equipment
1 Service call for mutual aid
1 Nonmedical public service assistance
1 Smoke scare
1 Water problem
1 Smoke, odor removal
1 Gas leak
1 Power line down
1 Motor vehicle accident with no duty/no transport
1 Patient assist without transport
1 Malicious/ mischievous false call
Tuesday, June 26
5:58 p.m. – Firefighters responded to a reported water problem at Captain Parker Arms in which water was leaking from one apartment down through the ceiling into another.
Wednesday, June 27
2:21 p.m. – A construction gas leak was reported in the area of Bedford and Hancock streets.
10:42 p.m. – Firefighters responded to a report of smoke in the basement of a Hillcrest Avenue residence and found the source was a ballast, which was disconnected.
Friday, June 29
1:07 p.m. – A Cherry Street resident reported an unknown odor of burning inside the home. On arrival, firefighters reported there was no odor in the area where the occupant noted it previously.
Sunday, July 1
8:36 a.m. – Firefighters responded to reported arcing in the area of Waltham Street and Marrett Road.
1:09 p.m. – Firefighters responded to Captain Parker Arms for a carbon monoxide alarm activation, but found the cause to be a battery problem.