Firefighters Help Dry Out Playground in Time for Weekend

IMG_20170611_140219297The Patton Park playground should be dry soon thanks to the work of several members of the Hamilton Fire Department in recent days.

Fire Capt. Ray Brunet, firefighter Bob Wallace and firefighter Jared Dolan pumped out the excessive water in the park last Friday to help it dry out faster, according to Police Chief Russell Stevens.

They did it on Friday so that the entire playground was available for children during the weekend.

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Drivers Taken to Hospital After Head-on Crash

Hamilton PoliceTwo people were taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon, Dec. 15, after a head-on crash on Moulton Street.

The Hamilton Police Department responded along with the Hamilton Fire Department and Beauport EMS.

Both vehicles involved in the crash had one occupant and both drivers were taken by ambulance to Beverly Hospital, according to Hamilton police Lt. Scott Janes.

Hamilton Fire Department Capt. Ray Brunet had command of the crash scene and the crash is under investigation by Hamilton Police Officer Kent Richards.