Dover Police Log: Wind Storm Knocked Down Trees Throughout Town

The following information was provided by the Dover Police Department.

Thursday, Jan. 31

1:54 a.m.: A Bryant Lane resident reported a tree was leaning against wires and was on fire. An officer reported the wind was blowing the tree and the wires against each other, causing constant contact and a fire. NStar was notified and responded.

5:39 a.m.: A resident was walking on Grand Hill Drive when she came across a tree in the road. The Highway Department was notified and removed the tree.

5:48 a.m.: An officer moved a tree limb to the side of the road on Woodridge and Rocky Brook roads.

6:11 a.m.: A motorist on Walpole Street reported a tree was down and partially blocking the road. The Highway Department removed the tree.

6:16 a.m.: A large tree limb was blocking Pine Street. An officer removed the branch and the Highway Department removed debris.

6:49 a.m.: The Highway Department responded to a large tree limb blocking Farm Street. Police helped with traffic.

9:58 a.m.: A tree was blocking the road on Dedham Street.

12:05 p.m.: A resident of Meeting House Hill Road reported larceny of tools and flashing being ripped off her roof. The flashing damage was reported and was the result of the high intensity wind and rain storm the previous day. Police filed a report about the tools.

10:15 p.m.: Wires were sparking near 7 Crest Dr. The Fire Department and NStar responded.


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