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Pittsfield Police Arrest Suspect in Monday Night Shooting

Police responded to two shootings in the city overnight Monday and arrested one suspect who seen shooting from the hood of a car.

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Pittsfield Man Killed in Monday's Motorcycle-SUV Crash

A motorcyclist is in serious condition after colliding with a sport utility vehicle on Monday morning on East Street.

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Pittsfield Police Asking Public's Help After 5th Shooting in Two Weeks

On Thursday around 11 p.m., Pittsfield Police responded to a Shotspotter activation in the area of 266 Francis Ave. and upon arrival, found a motor vehicle that has been struck by gunfire.

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Pittsfield Police Respond To Early Morning Shooting

The incident was initially reported as a ShotSpotter activation. Upon their arrival, officers discovered a 27 year old Pittsfield man who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds.

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Pittsfield Police Arrest Juveniles For Gun And Drug Possession

The subsequent search of the area netted the discovery of two firearms and illegal narcotics which were tied to the fleeing youths

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North Adams Scrapyard Fire Is Out; Ruled As Accident

Dozens of firefighters spent Tuesday battling a raging fire that broke out in the scrapyard when a spark ignited gasoline still in a vehicle being cut up for scrap.

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North Adams Scrap Yard Fire Contained

Fire Chief Brent Lefebvre said the blaze has largely been contained but that crews will be working through the night to dig out the fires burning in the 100-foot long pile of automotive debris. He was hopeful it would be out by morning.

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Junked Car Pile on Fire at North Adams Scrapyard

The blaze at George Apkin & Sons was started by a battery sparking during the scrapping of a junk car into baling unit. It spread to a pile of cars and car parts 100 feet long and two stories tall.

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Family Forced to Flee House Fire in North Adams

Officials are investigating a Sunday morning fire that sent several people to the hospital with minor injuries.

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Boys Camp Fire Caused by 'Oily Rags'

Oily rags are the cause of a fire that tore through Camp Mah-Kee-Nac shortly after midnight on Friday.

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Pittsfield Fire Causes Damage to Historic Pomeroy Home

A midnight fire on Pomeroy Avenue caused upwards of $10,000 damage to one of the city's historic homes.

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Pittsfield Man Struck, Killed by CSX Train

Police say they responded to the call from CSX personnel, who located the body on the tracks at approximately 2:30 a.m. The train operator reported striking an unknown object.

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Cheshire's Stafford Hill Monument Vandalized

The Cheshire Police Department took to Facebook on Friday to ask for public assistance to help them identify people involved in spray painting symbols on the historic monument located on Stafford Hill.

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Tuesday UPDATE: Forest Fire Operation Transitioning to 'Mop Up'

Williamstown Fire Chief Craig Pedercini and State Fire Warden David Celino explained at a press conference Monday afternoon what they are doing to knock down such a large fire in difficult terrain.

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East Mountain Wildland Fire 60 Percent Contained

Fire officials stated that, at the moment, structures are not in danger. The fire has burned through 800 acres.

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UPDATE: Fight Against Williamstown Forest Fire Continues Monday

Officials late Sunday were making plans for a fourth straight day battling a brush fire in the forests of East Mountain and Pine Cobble that has spread east into Clarksburg.

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UPDATE: Williamstown Forest Fire Fight to Continue into Sunday

At midday Saturday it was unclear whether the fight against a brush fire deep in the woods on East Mountain would continue into a third day.

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Three Dozen Firefighters Take on Williamstown Forest Fire

Fire personnel from seven towns and city of North Adams have been battling a large forest fire at the top of Henderson Road near the Vermont border.

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UPDATE: Pittsfield Firefighters Recover Body From Pontoosuc Lake

The Pittsfield Police Department is coordinating a search operation for a missing New York man on and around the southern portion of Pontoosuc Lake.

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Thursday Morning Fire Severely Damages Pittsfield Home

The Pittsfield Fire Department and the State Fire Marshall are investigating the cause of a Thursday morning structure fire that “gutted” a Westside Pittsfield home and resulted in uninhabitable damage and a man being taken to Berkshire Medical Center.

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Pittsfield Fire Destroys Linden Street Apartment

The cause of the fire at 78 Linden St. is still under investigation. The second-floor incurred heavy fire, smoke and water damage; the first-floor apartment has "moderate" damage.

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Pittsfield Firefighters Contain Fourth Street Fire

There was fire and heat damage to the first floor and smoke damage on both floors. Damage was estimated at $15,000. The cause has not yet been determined.

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Motorcyclist Injured in Pittsfield Accident

The operator of the motorcycle was transported to Berkshire Medical Center for a significant leg injury that was non-life-threatening, according to police. The car's occupants suffered no injuries.

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Cheshire Firefighters Extinguish Engulfed Excavator

Fire Chief Thomas Francesconi said crews were dispatched at 11:37 a.m. to the lime quarry off Lanesborough Road to extinguish an excavator that was fully engulfed in flames.

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Truck Driver Facing Motor Vehicle Homicide Charge in Fatal Crash

Troopers from the state police barracks in Lee responded to a crash on the eastbound side of the MassPike in Becket at about 3:22 p.m. The crash involved a Freightliner tractor-trailer, a 2020 Toyota Camry, and a 2008 Toyota Sienna van.

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