Fires

Chilmark Garage Fire Is Put Out Quickly

Firefighters from Chilmark and West Tisbury quickly quelled a garage fire off South Road Thursday evening.

Fire Destroys Garage on West Spring Street Vineyard Haven

Tisbury firefighters quickly contained a fully involved garage fire in the West Spring street neighborhood Tuesday night. No one was injured and two dogs were safe.

Threat of Wildfire Prompts Discussion, Planning on the Vineyard

Recent catastrophic wildfires in California have sown concern on Martha’s Vineyard, where there is concern the 5,000-acre Manuel F. Correllus State Forest is becoming a tinder box.

Firefighters Respond to Small Blaze at Newes Pub

Edgartown firefighters were called out to the Newes pub Monday night for what turned out to be a small fire outside the downtown restaurant. No one was hurt.

Oak Bluffs Firefighters Quickly Put Out Boat Fire

A 24-foot powerboat caught fire in the Oak Bluffs harbor just off East Chop Drive early Tuesday, unleashing large plumes of smoke and an array of sirens.

Small Restaurant Fire, Large Traffic Jam Near Five Corners Tuesday

A small cooking explosion at Vineyard Carribbean Cuisine drew a full emergency response on Tuesday afternoon, snarling traffic at Five Corners.

West Tisbury Home Is Total Loss from Fire

A home off Old County Road in West Tisbury was destroyed in a Saturday morning fire. No one was hurt.

Island Community Rallies in Wake of Flat Point Farm Fire

In the days following the fire at Flat Point Farm, the Island community responded with multiple deliveries of hay and feed for the surviving animals, over $70,000 donated in an online fundraising drive.

Firefighters Quell Blaze at Harbor View Hotel

Edgartown firefighters responded to a fire at the Harbor View Hotel in frigid conditions late Wednesday evening and found a stubborn blaze.

Firefighters Knock Down Oak Bluffs House Fire

Oak Bluffs firefighters quickly put out a fire in a house off New York avenue Friday afternoon. There was nobody at the home at the time of the fire.

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