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February 22, 2013

Rockport Police/Fire: Firefighters quell chimney

Rockport Police/Fire

ROCKPORT — Police and firefighters responded to a chimney fire on Granite Street at 9:24 p.m. on Wednesday.

Firefighters extinguished the blaze, and the area was cleared at 9:45 p.m., police said.

Police responded to a domestic disturbance on Pigeon Hill Street Wednesday at 12:30 p.m.

Police said the incident proved to be a verbal argument and the residents were spoken to, but there were no charges filed.

At about 8:30 p.m., police also responded to a domestic dispute on Main Street that proved to be a verbal argument as well.

Police got another call to Pigeon Hill Street around 1 p.m. Wednesday regarding a skunk, but said they found no sign of the animal when they arrived.

At 8 a.m. on Thursday morning, police also diffused a neighborhood dispute on Thatcher Road.

James Niedzinski can be reached at 978-283-7000, x 3455 or at

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