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Downed line cuts power in Hyannis
HYANNIS - Thanksgiving turkey might by a little late in parts of Hyannis after a fallen power line knocked out power to about 600 NStar customers Thursday morning. It is not clear what caused the line to fall on Iyannough Road (Route 28) across from the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel.
CWN reader Matthew Souweine submitted this photo of utility workers at the scene. If you see breaking news let us know; if you can safely take photos or video please send it to us.
Gas leak in Sandwich
SANDWICH - A natural gas leak caused some anxious moments in Sandwich Thursday morning. The problem was in the area of the Service Road and Mill Road. Firefighters checked area homes to make sure the fumes hadn't invaded them. National Grid responded and secured the gas. Further details were not immediately available.
Pizza delivery man robbed at gunpoint in Falmouth
FALMOUTH - A pizza delivery driver was reportedly robbed at gunpoint in Falmouth shortly before 10 p.m. Wednesday evening. A man wearing a ski mask and brandishing a firearm reported held up the driver near the intersection of Old Barnstable Road and Windswept Road. We're checking with Falmouth Police for further details.
Awards ceremony held at Harwich Fire
HARWICH - A recent awards ceremony held at Harwich Fire Headquarters for members of the fire service who have gone above and beyond the call of duty. Pictured (L-R) FF-EMT Jason Boyne, Chief Norman Clarke,Jr., FF-EMT Bruce Young, Lieutenant/ EMT-P Timothy Jaques, FF EMT-P Eric Diamond, FF/EMT-P Eric Elliott, Captain Fire Inspector/ EMT-P Bucky Mabile, FF-EMT Ryan Edwards, Captain/EMT John Clarke, Deputy Chief/ EMT Kent Farrenkopf, and Captain/EMT Joseph Mayo. Not pictured Captain/EMT David LeBlanc, FF EMT-P Scott Tyldesley, and FF EMT-P Brad Willis.
New hire Firefighter Eric Elliott comes to Harwich after three years of full-time service in Wellfleet. After eighteen years of service Firefighter Bucky Mabile is promoted to Captain Fire Inspector. Firefighters Eric Diamond and Jason Boyne for their work with the Massachusetts Task Force 1 in New York for Hurricane Sandy. Captain David LeBlanc for organizing the collection and transport of needed supplies to New York for Hurricane Sandy. Lieutenant Timothy Jaques, Firefighters Brad Willis, Scott Tyldesley, Bruce Young,and Ryan Edwards for life saving procedures performed on June 8, 2012 to a patient in East Harwich in cardiac arrest. This patient was defibrillated 8 times and received CPR for a period of forty five minutes. This resuscitation effort was the longest on record for Cape Cod Hospital with complete recovery. Captain John Clarke while off duty saved the life of a woman who was choking. Using the Heimlich maneuver he was able to dislodge the obstruction. Captain Joseph Mayo for his strong commitment and dedication at the Barnstable County Fire and Rescue Training Academy.
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