ORANGE, Mass. (WWLP) – Firefighters in eastern Franklin County had a lot of work to do Monday morning; dealing with dangerous issues caused by our latest snowstorm.
Orange Fire Chief Dennis Annear told 22News that they had several calls throughout the morning and they had to provide assistance both in town and in nearby communities.
Around 11:00 A.M., they sent an ambulance to Warwick for a man that fell off a roof while trying to clear snow. He was taken to a hospital in Greenfield.
Also just after 11 A.M., there was a one car crash on Tully Road in Orange. One man was taken to a nearby hospital.
Then at 11:45, a car hit a telephone pole on East Main Street. Two women were taken away on stretchers to a nearby hospital. but are expected to be okay.
Earlier in the morning, firefighters and the building inspector received a call about a vacant building that collapsed at 701 East Main Street. The owner, who used to be a plumber, died this past September. According to the fire department, the latest bit of snow was just too much for the roof to handle.
The town’s building inspector is now trying to get into touch with the family member that inherited the property.