YARMOUTH - A fire burned through a semi trailer in Yarmouth sometime after 3:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon. A thick plume of smoke could be seen emanating from the Yarmouth Landfill where the trailer was parked. According to reports the trailer was full of mattresses and furniture. Because Yarmouth crews were tied up at the scene, surrounding towns covered the Yarmouth stations. Photos courtesy of Yarmouth Fire
Person hit by boat in Provincetown
PROVINCETOWN - A person was injured after reportedly being hit by a boat in Provincetown sometime before 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon. Cape Cod National Seashore Park Rangers are seen here ferrying paramedics to the scene south of Race Point Beach where self-contained vehicles congregate.
The victim reportedly suffered a significant laceration to the leg and was transported to a local clinic for stitches and later transported to Cape Cod Hospital for further evaluation. Park Rangers along with the Coast Guard are investigating the incident. Photo by Tim Caldwell/CWN
Jeep over guardrail in Dennis
DENNIS - Despite this dramatic scene, the driver of the Jeep Grand Cherokee was not seriously injured. The vehicle went out of control on the ramp from Route 134 south to Route 6 east around midnight, endinmg up over the guardrail. Dennis Police took the driver into custody for as yet unspecified charges. Photo courtesy of CWN reader Paul; if you see breaking news and can safely take photos or video please send it to us!
Mass dolphin stranding in Eastham
EASTHAM - Volunteers with the International Fund for Animal Welfare worked frantically to save as many as 40 dolphins that stranded at Thumpertown Beach around sunset Saturday. IFAW rescuers were using incoming tide to their advantage in getting the mammals into deeper water. All of the dolphins appeared to have survived. Strandings normally seem to happen during the winter but this is not the first time it has happened this summer. Seven dolphins that stranded in Eastham on August 17th and were released at West Dennis Beach (above). Although the "hook" of the Cape leads the dolphins into trouble, the exact cause of the strandings remains a mystery. Photo by Kevin Morley/CWN file
Lost kayakers rescued in Wellfleet
WELLFLEET - Two kayakers who became disoriented in the dark Saturday evening are safe. One of the kayakers called 911 on a cellphone. That enabled the 911 operator to hone in on the phone's location. Wellfleet Firefighters located the two near the dike at Chequesset Neck. Both were evaluated by EMTs but declined treatment.