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December 10, 2012

Rockport Police/Fire: Chimney fire damages School Street home

Rockport Police/Fire

ROCKPORT — Police and firefighters were dispatched to a School Street residence after a chimney fire was reported Sunday at 6:40 p.m.

Police said no injuries were reported and that there was minimal damage to the house itself.

Shortly after at 8:40 p.m. Friday, firefighters were dispatched to Cumberland Farms on Railroad Avenue. An employee reported smelling a strange odor, believing it to be an electrical fire.

At 1 p.m. Friday, a Broadway resident call to say somebody had walked into his house, thinking it was a church. The visitor was taken to the police station, and later transported to Addison Gilbert Hospital in Gloucester, when the person reported not feeling well.

A male Broadway resident was transported to Addison Gilbert Hospital at 2:30 p.m. Friday.

On Saturday at 10:30 p.m., a Wallace Road resident called to report items missing from his house. The incident is under investigation by police.

At 10 Saturday morning, police assisted a Sandy Bay Estate resident by helping her off her bed.

There was a domestic dispute Saturday on Marmion Way; people were having a verbal argument. Police helped resolve the issue at 1 p.m.

At 6:42 Saturday morning, a female Granite Street resident was transported to Addison Gilbert Hospital.

A Penzance Road resident was taken to Beverly Hospital at 1:15 p.m. Saturday.

At 9 a.m. Monday, a male Parker Street resident was taken to Addison Gilbert Hospital.

At 1:40 p.m. Sunday, a woman was spotted taking rocks from Back Beach, which is against the law. She was ordered to return them.

James Niedzinski can be reached at 978-283-7000 x3455 or

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