Three-alarm blaze destroys cottage at Hyatt

CAMBRIDGE — At 6:06 a.m. on Sunday, Dorchester Central dispatched units for a working structure fire at the Hyatt Resort. Based on information provided, Chief 1 Adam Pritchett requested a second and third alarm while en route and arrived to find the structure 100 percent involved. Chief Pritchett established command and had the first arriving […]

Events draws many tourists, locals

CAMBRIDGE — The 40th Annual Seafood Feast-I-Val brought out well over 1,000 locals and visitors to Governor’s Hall at Sailwinds Park on Sunday. The event benefits Cambridge Rescue Fire Company (RFC) and is supported by volunteers from many local organizations. The aroma of freshly steamed crabs spiced the air, as families and groups of friends […]

RFC responds to house fire and truck wreck

CAMBRIDGE — It’s not called “Rescue Fire Company” for nothing. The members of Cambridge RFC responded to two emergencies on July 31 that provided examples of the varieties of dangerous work the crews are called to perform. And it’s not just fighting fires. At 9:25 p.m., Dorchester Central dispatched units for a structure fire at […]

Family home destroyed in Jacktown

JACKTOWN — A local family’s home was destroyed by fire in the early hours of Monday morning. A report from Kevin Carr of Cambridge Rescue Fire Company (RFC) said at 12:35 a.m., Dorchester Central dispatched units for a “working structure fire.” The home at 2915 Pungy Path was occupied by Jon Nicholls, Kelsey Gross and […]

Stack earns state chiefs’ highest honor

CAMBRIDGE — Calvin Stack Jr.’s 50 years of service to the people of Cambridge and Maryland have not gone unnoticed. On Thursday, with colleagues and family members in attendance, Mr. Stack accepted the Chief Leslie B. Thompson Award from Jeff Thompson (no relation) of the Maryland Fire Chiefs’ Association. “This is the highest award that […]

Calvin Stack honored for 50 years at Rescue Fire Co., Inc.

Dorchester Banner/Dave Ryan Calvin Stack Jr., center, was presented with a golden ax in honor of his 50 years of service to Rescue Fire Company, Inc. With him, from the left, are Robert Phillips, Rob Travers, Ben McCarter and Tyler Jones. The award took place Saturday at the American Legion during RFC’s 75th Annual Banquet.

CAMBRIDGE — Calvin Stack Jr.’s five decades of service and sacrifice to Rescue Fire Company, Inc. (RFC) were recognized Saturday at the RFC’s 75th Annual Banquet. Mr. Stack, who has served in numerous capacities with the city’s firefighters and in organizations across the state, was presented with a golden ax in honor of his contributions. […]