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Fire destroys home in Bristol

Fire destroys home in Bristol

It took firefighters nearly an hour to get a smokey blaze under control on Saturday, July 25, leaving the building totally destroyed and one family homeless. A call came in just before 7:30 p.m. alerting the Bristol Fire Department of the fire at 125 Franklin Street, at the corner of Franklin and Wood Streets. When

Joanna Coppola, 86, displays her "safety rope," the Bristol Emergency Dialer pendant.
Photos by Riochard W. Dionne Jr.

Bristol Emergency Dialer is a safety line for elderly, disabled

About six years ago, Joanna Coppola was checking books out at the Barrington Public Library when she hit the floor. “I was looking for my library card and the next thing I know this very cute man is standing over me asking me what I remembered last,” Mrs. Coppola said. “I didn’t know what he

Firefighters battle a blaze at 15 Gooding Avenue on Friday, May 2.

Friday fire closes Gooding Avenue

Fire crews from Bristol and Warren are on the scene of a smoky fire that erupted in the business plaza at 15 Gooding Avenue. Bristol fire department received a call around 6 p.m. on Friday, May 2. When they arrived, the unit, located between Icon Boxing Gym and T.A. Gardiner Plumbing and Heating was filled

Members of Bristol's police and fire departments became 'baldees' to help raise money for childhood cancer research.

Bristol’s finest get more than a little off the top. All for a good cause.

About a dozen members of Bristol’s police and fire departments were joined by town administrator Tony Teixeira to celebrate St. Baldrick’s Day on Thursday night. The event, sponsored by the St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a fund-raising activity where donors pledge money to help fund research for childhood cancer. In return, participants pledge to become ‘baldees’.

Bristol and Warren firefighters battle a blaze at a Mulberry Street home on Sunday.

Fire damages Bristol home during blizzard

Fire seriously damaged the home of Chip and Jennifer Cavallaro at 48 Mulberry St., adding to the impact of the Blizzard of 2013. On Sunday, Feb. 10, at approximately 10:15 a.m., fire crews from Bristol and Warren were called to the scene, where they found the three-bedroom house ablaze. Firefighters carried hoses through nearly two feet

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Faulty light prompts fire response at Guiteras

Students at Guiteras School are back in class, safe and sound, after fire crews responded to a call there shortly after 11 a.m. on Friday. According to Fire Chief Robert Martin, smoke was smelled inside one of the classrooms and, following procedure, the school was evacuated and the fire department was called. Firefighters inspected the

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Dryer fire cause of alarm in Bristol home

Bristol firefighters were called to a Lisa Lane home just before 2 p.m. on Tuesday after a clothes dryer malfunctioned, sending plumes of smoke throughout the home. The exact cause of the smoldering appliance is unknown at this time, however one firefighter said that the damage was contained to the dryer and fire did not