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businesses. tonight why investigators are not ruling out arson. hot and humid to start the week but i'm tracking fall-like temperatures and when the risk of showers moves into your area. and the season on hold. tonight the injury some football players suffered during a practice and why coaches are being held responsible. >> announcer: complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is fox 25 news at 10:00. families lost their homes, businesses shut down. it took dozens of this six alarm fire but the damage was already done. good evening everyone i'm kerry kavanaugh. >> and i'm ted daniel. tonight investigators are still sorting through the rubble. fox 25's kristine mccarthy is live in south bridge tonight. christine, they're not ruling out the possibility someone starts it intentionally? >> reporter: that's right. dy just speak with the south bridge fire chief and tells us that this investigation is still ongoing.
is still somewhat active. the fire chief does tell us that he hiss local department and the state fire marshal's office are investigating this case. as of right now arson cannot be ruled out. >> reporter: flames shoot through a south bridge building on main and central street sunday afternoon. the south bridge resident who shot this video was evacuated from her apartment. her home wasn't damaged but her aunt's salon was. >> we are devastated. >> reporter: maria had been creating up her salon when the fire started. >> they name and told me i have on to get out that there was a fire in the alley. so i just went out because they said you have to get out right now. >> reporter: she's waiting to go back in but she's told everything is gone. >> i'm very, very hurt. i want to tell all my clients that i don't know how we're going to do it but they can call me and see
because i lost everything in there. >> reporter: 12 to 15 residents are displaced and a few other shops are damaged. karen lloyd's in god hands only sustained smoke damage. >> i'm very emotional today. god when i heard the five alarm my heart just dropped. >> reporter: one man was rescued from the building and a few firefighters were treated for heat exhaustion on a job complicated by >> at a certain point it just was not worth keeping firefighters inside any longer. >> reporter: as the investigation continues some already have plans to move on. >> i said from the building -- beginning. >> reporter: firefighters expect to get the two streets open main and central streets open in the next couple of hours and get
have homes to return to. now speaking with a fire chief here in south bridge he does tell me that an estimated 12 or 12 years ago there was a serial arsonist who was never caught who had been setting fires to areas around town. he says there is no solid evidence as of now to suggest that these two cases are connected. but just one more thing to investigate. we're live in south bridge tonight, christine mccarthy, fox 25 news. >> christine. while we were working to learn more about that first fire another fire started around the corner. displaced 10 families when it broke out at a three decker home on benefit street. firefighters tell fox 25 it's still too soon to say whether the two are connected. no injuries were reported in that fire. and tonight a local firefighter's union is accepting donations to help a north borough firefighter and his family. fast moving flames destroyed their home. the fire started at the 19th century farmhouse known as the good rip model house early this morning.
model house. while a firefighter was treated at the scene for an ankle injury. investigators are now trying to figure out what started that fire. it was an emotional night in lunenburg where the community dprz mourning the loss of a recent high school graduate. the 18-year-old died this weekend in an alleged drunk driving crash. the driver, his friend. fox 25's malini basu is at the vigil. family and friends say this young man was larger life. >> he really was, kerry. three best friends that always did everything together. tonight hundreds of people came here to lunenburg high school. they were all gath ordinary field and they told stories about their dear friend teammate and just a person they really admired. >> reporter: at 18 years old, austin robins had his whole life ahead of him. robins knowns a.j., died in a angle car crash early saturday morning. a.j. was riding passenger with two other friends in
the morning just with some herbal news. >> reporter: tom mcnicoll's son was also riding passenger. investigate kprors say their other best friend joseph cap lost control of the car and crashed into several trees. it happened on hollis road in lunenburg. so they've all known since the third or fourth grade. it's just a tragedy. >> reporter: he tells fox 25 the teens were coming back from a house party in friends. >> reporter: a.j. played defensive end and defensive tackle for lunenburg high. a candlelight vigil was held in honor of the team. shay muss gorman played football with -- chamiss goreman played football with a.j. >> he had a smile that lit up a room and he had a personality that was larger than life. >> reporter: cap was arrested and charged with motor vehicle homicide under the influence of alcohol.
i'm going to miss a.j. i have known him since i was in third grade. a great kid. they were either either at the court or playing football or doing something in the street here. >> and tonight there was so many people that told us it's so important for us to be here. one friend said i have been pacing all day and being here today just brought some sort of piece. $10,000 bail and he will face a judge first thing tomorrow morning. for now live in lunenburg tonight, malini basu, fox 25 news. >> malini, thank you. turning to live look now at the pike a sticky human end to the final weekend in august. yes, final weekend. meteorologist sarah wroblewski with a first look at monday morning. sarah? >> we'll continue the mugginess for the start of the workweek but we have fall-like temperatures headed our way just not in the next 24 hours.
to the west that will be diving southeastward overnight that's keeping the mugginess in play as well as increasing the clouds. take a look at these temperatures at the hourz in the 70s. as we got dew points in the 60s we're likely going to see some patchy fog develop. otherwise we'll be watching that front come on through and that may allow for a sprinkle or a passing shower as temperatures overnight only fall back into the 60s. yes, tomorrow morning starts school for sh. right around 70? that chance of a shower. i'll have the full-time line of when to expect that wet weather and plus, when the fall-like temperatures return. >> okay sarah, thanks. new at 10:00 a baby and young girl are in the hospital with serious injuries tonight's after this crash on the mass pike in natick. it happened on the eastbound side around 1:00 this afternoon. state police say the drive somehow lost control and rolled over on the side of the road. five people were in the s.u.v. two adults and three children. medical melts flew the 11-year-old girl and six
medical helicopters flew the 11-year-old girl and six month-old girl to the hospital. a cyclist was hit and killed by a commuter rail train in somerville. witnesses say the rider tried to cross the tracks after the are crossing arms were down. the victim was a man between 25 and 30 years old. he died at the scene. transit police are investigating and say the crossing arms were functioning properly. this man is expected to face a judge in the morning accused of home in portsmouth, new hampshire, and stealing a gun. police say they found blouin staying in a nearby hotel shortly after friday. they had to call out a negotiator to get him out. they say he's from the bronx where he's a wanted man in new york. we now know the identities of the divorced couple killed in a murder-suicide in ashby. the middlesex d.a.'s office said john griffin stabbed rebecca griffin to death with a knife outside his home friday afternoon.
divorced in 1990, but rebecca would often help john with errands. neighbors tell us the couple is survived by a son. in fitchburg, police are looking for this man wanted in connection with an armed robbery at the c.v.s. at the park hill plaza. it happened around 12:30 this afternoon. we're told the suspect is about 5'5" with a tattoo on his neck. he may be driving a car with a missing front hubcap on the drivers side. if you police. >> the duck boat. >> how do you know know this? >> a fair question from this boston driver after a duck boat had its roof torn out by the bridge. the notoriously low bridge ripped off apart of the scbot damaged part of the ladder. nobody was the hour that duck boat and it was able to drive offis on the own. within the last 30 minutes we heard back from boston duck tours who told us it was a first year driver who
the company said duck boats do not typically travel on that street for good reason and the driver's actions although not intentional will be under review. only on fox 25 tonight a local father and son say they were stranded after a large mbta ferry waits and capsized their boat. so they contacted fox 25 and tonight boston harbor cruises which operates the ferry is making arrangements to help get them out. the family had coast of hingham where they went to camp overnight. they said the park ranger alerted them to what happened claiming the lightning ferry jetted away from the dock. we spoke with the dad over the phone tonight. >> it swamped my boat and sunk it. we don't expect our boat to be sunken by a ferry blasting away from the dock like he did. >> tonight the dad confirmed
he says he is very relieved because a tow of this nature could have cost around $1300. boston harbor cruises tells fox 25 they're also going to bring out a diver in the morning to try and recover any of the belongings that sank off of that boat. pope francis said he will visit central italy as soon as possible to comfort survivors and families of those killed in last week's devastating earthquake. more than 290 people died when the quake hit the small town in thousands who survived are now living in camps. the country is providing emergency services while it looks to resettle the people displaced by the quake. a wake was held today for the two nuns brutally killed in mississippi last week. one of those nuns had ties to massachusetts. friends and colleagues of sister margaret held and stoneham native sister paula meryl gathered to remember them today in lexington, mississippi. a funeral mass is being held
sanders sits in a jail cell accused of stabbing the two women to death. he will be arraigned on murder charges tomorrow. police say he confessed to the killings during questioning. a stand tonight against hate. >> first of all, i want to say to the community i'm so very happy with the support that you're giving us tonight. >> new england's largest gay newspaper responds after a hate crime shakes salem. hillary clinton healthy enough to serve as president? the questions tonight about both candidates medical history. >> it clearly shows there's a heat problem on these fields. >> later the material on this football field that caused more than a dozen
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rainbow times is largest lgbt publication in new england. vandals repeatedly targeted the previous box that was here and last week, it was destroyed. >> we're really fortunate that there was nobody injured there was no property damage but it was certainly for us a very telling moment where we felt like we needed to stand up. >> reporter: the surveillance video from early tuesday morning has been viewed more than 100,000 times. watch seven people all dressed in black one shoves something into the newspaper box. seconds later it explodes. state police which brought in a.t.f. and they have confirmed that it was pyrotechnickings or fireworks. >> reporter: some businesses and homeowners in the city are flying rainbow flags in a show of solidarity. and the state fire marshall is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the people responsible. developing tonight a rhode island man is
woonsocket police say an officer shot 19-year-old mitchell savage behind an apartment building after a short foot chase early this morning. he's expected to survive. police say savage is facing several charges. they plan to release more details tomorrow. and foxborough police took dozens of people into custody during first night of the big summer concert at gillette stadium. kenny chesney and miranda lambert played two shows friday and saturday night. police tell us that 41 people were night. sen will have face charges. the rest were let go. we're still waiting to hear back from foxborough police on the number of people locked up during last night's show. >> tufts university is issuing a safety warning after a terrifying encounter for one of its students. the student woke up to a strange man standing in their bedroom. police say it happened at a house on college street in somerville around 6:00 a.m. saturday morning. witnesses say the man was college age. he drove off in a dark colored sedan. police are trying to track down the man in the meantime
in the area. two flight attendants were injured on a plane headed back to new hampshire after reports of turbulence. southwest airlines flight 908 took off from chicago's midway airport en route to manchester last night. at some point it experienced moderate turbulence. southwest tells fox 25 the plane landed safely in man manchester and no passengers were injured. another southwest flight ran into trouble yesterday was forced to make an emergency landing when bun of failed. the plane left new orleans and was heading for orlando when it diverted to pensacola, florida. these pictures show the damage passengers say they heard a big broom -- boom then the breathing masks came down. >> i thought it was an attack and the plane was going to go down it. >> fed like half of the plane almost like capsized on the other side besides the scare no one was hurt. 99 passengers and five crew members were on board.
wrong. a verdict is expected tomorrow for a nashua woman accused of killing her 5-year-old daughter. caitlyn marren is charged with murder and manslaughter her daughter suffered broken ribs, multiple bruises and brain damage when she died in november 2014. marren is first flamed the injuries on a fall then changed her story and accused her ex the girl's face. she faces 40 years in prison if she's convicted. you about your comments about my being a racist you sucker. >> emp battled maine governor paul lepage sparked controversy this week when he left that voice mail for a state lawmaker. now he's picked up another critic. horror writer stephen king a maine resident blasted lepage this weekend. king posted on twitter "our governor paul lepage is a bigot a homeophob and a racist. i think that about covers it.
not the lawmakers specifically. as the presidential race heats up the topic of candidates health is grabbing headlines. >> donald trump and his supporters alleging hillary clinton doesn't have the physical or mental capacity to serve as president. this as questions about donald trump's own clean bill of health are popping up. >> reporter: the health of both presidential candidates is a notable issue this election. if donald trump wins in november he will be the oldest president ever elected if clinton wins she oldest candidate just behind ronald reagan rar. both are not as forthcoming with their medical histories compared to previous candidates but donald trump is continuing to go after clinton on the issue. >> she doesn't have the strength, the stamina, or the ability to straighten out our country. >> reporter: the clinton campaign has responded with multiple statements saying she's in excellent health and that trump has "failed to provide the public with
every major candidate in the last 40 years. it's time for him to stop using shameful distractions to hide his own health. particularly the four paragraph letter his personal doctor released in december which had few actual details. but memmably lotted trump's physical strength, stamina and declared trump would be the healthiest individual ever elected president. on friday, dr. harold borenstein told nbc new he threw that was waiting outside to pick it up. >> i tried to get four or five lines down in as fast as possible. as a rush i think some didn't come out as they were meant. now former candidate during ben carson is calling on both candidates to released more detailed medical center. trump campaign said they will release the records when clinton does but the clinton campaign says it has no plans to do that any time soon. in washington, i'm derek
and his running mate former massachusetts governor bill weld rallied supporters in boston this weekend. >> our pitch is the third alternative which is a couple of libertarians in the middle, hiring a bipartisan administration. everybody libertarian leaning but i think you can make a case that that third scenario might work. >> johnson is trying to earn a spot in the upcoming presidential debates. he is currently polling at 8% he needs to reach 15% to be invited on this is the start of a revolution and a revolution doesn't happen overnight. >> we can stand up, we can call for peace and justice at the global, at the national and at the local level. >> reporter: and green party candidate will jill stein campaigned in colorado this week. stein is a doctor from lexington. hoping it snag some bernie sanders supporters. the vermont senator won the colorado caucus in april. a teenager targeted
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boston residents only helping people get around the city they're helping those who need the basic necessities. today the ride sharing company helped out the salvation army picking up unwanted clothes, toys, books and other household items. people called up an uber drivers came to their doors and picked up their unwanted items. today's event was only vabd in boston, brookline, cambridge and somerville. governor qharly baker rolled out the red carpet at the state h an international summit. >> you can see that from beacon hill. governor baker welcomed governeds from -- governors from five other eastern states. an opening night dinner and resection is being held tonight. tomorrow the group will meet and discuss issues ranging from emergency needs to new technologies. this is the 40th annual conference. >> amtrak is threatening to cut boston rail service. at issue who should pay to
a few days ago but both sides have been going back and forth in court since the beginning of the year. an mbta spokesperson told fox 25 it's unlikely service to the hub will be cut. just 18 months after the lowell goats captivated residents along the merrimack valley a new escapee is making headlines. this to get broke free from its pin in tewkesbury was last seen in the area of main street. the owner of the to get is unknown and of course no surprise h created a twitter handle for it @tewkesbury to get is taunting police saying he or she will not be caught as easily as the lowell to get. we knew that was coming. >> hundreds gathered in wellesley today in support of a family targeted in a racist facebook post. the father whoinged on the event got a standing ovation after he spoke at a public picnic outside town hall. as we first told you on fox 25 morning news, this all started after his son invited some friends over to
home. a teenager who attended took a picture of a family portrait and then posted it on facebook with derogatory and racist language. the father tells fox 25 tonight was about starting a conversation. >> no one likes to see that. the way he attacked my family what he said about my children and my wife and my mother who were in it becomes personal it makes racism personal. >> absolutely. the father says seven teenagers were part of that post. three from wellesley high. he tell us fox 25 the headmaster has been in touch with him. check this out a rare sight off the cape where this sea cow was spotted. how often we see them. and two new tropical depressions formed today. i'll show where you they're headed and when to expect i'll show where you they're headed and when to expect our next chance of
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kaepernick says he will not honor a country that oppresses black people and people of color. the decision has sparked support and outrage from football and nonfootball fans alike. new at 10:00, more than a dozen football players in framingham are nursing burns to their hands they got them during a practice last week. >> fox 25's jim morelli explains why the inju prompted school officials to place the coaches on administrative leave. >> reporter: framingham high's football season on hold after a bizarre rash of injuries at practice last week. several players reportedly suffered blisters after doing a drill which involve contact between hands and the team's synthetic field. >> sadly not surprised but really feel bad for the parents and the athletes. >> reporter: was heat from the field to blame? we first caught up with tracy stewart in 2015 when
>> i know there's now products to put in your cleats to shield the heat. at the that's something we have to do as a protective piece of equipment for our children then something is wrong. >> reporter: after studying the issue the board of health voted to require warning signs at its synthetic fields. one of the board members at the time jordan warner a retired professor of pharmacology. >> it clearly shows that there's a heat problem on these fields and they should not be played practiced on when that temperature is exceeded. >> reporter: the signs read these fields are hotter than natural grass and that is to say the least. so this is a heat gun. we'll use it to measure the temperature at the surface of the synthetic field. we're standing in the shade right now it's area degrees out temperature reading on here is about 10 degrees warmer than that. just one problem, ahead is hard to come by on fields like these and the temperatures out here in the
the synthetic field is in sorry shape it's about 15 years old and the school has been trying for three years to get the funds for a replacement. sunday morning frameleham high's football players gathered at the field to rally behind their coaches who have reportedly been placed on administrative leave. jim morelli, fox 25 news. we received a statement from the superintendent the school tells fox 25 that placing coaches on administrative leave is part and should not be deemed as a punitive measure. the school went on to say they consider both the safety of their students and the rights of their employees when investigating incidents like this. 6 this is the time of year when the tropics tend to get a little bit more active. september 10th is when we see peak hurricane season. in fact five years ago we were tracking tropical storm irene that came through with
lot of flooding in parts of vermont. today we have three tropical systems that we're tracking. we have newly formed tropical dressing number eight that's just east of the carolinas. and what we were watching for the last several days what was known as invest 99 l has now become tropical depression number nine. but take a look at gaston now it is the first major hurricane of the atlantic 2016 season. it has wind speeds of 115 miles per hour. is moving to the northwest but the good news is to the east as it decreases and does really impact much of anything. however, i do have to point out it is going to stir it up and we will see that effect. if you are headed to beach be aware of bigger surf and moderate rip currents. now let's look at the next storm system. this is tropical depression number it a. it's forecast to get close to the outer banks perhaps bringing some wind and rain
the middle part of the week. should not impact our area as well. then down here tropical depression number 9 expected to turn into a tropical system storm as we head into the next couple days. there are indications it could be heading in to and hooking into florida late in the week. still this expected to see one to four inches of rain if not some higher amounts. talking about the tropics look how beautiful it was today. this is our photo of the day. of course don't forget to instagram your photos and hashtag it. this was in ptown beautiful 83? that was the high there. 70s and 80s mid to upper 80s as you head ed inland it was a gorgeous day and that dew point scale does keep the stickiness around for the day tomorrow. we see a slight drop on tuesday after a cold front comes through. then we increase it once
by thursday dry air moves on in. we'll be talking about the feel of fall as we head into the later part of our forecast. the mugginess is all ahead of this cold front that will be pushing eastward overnight tonight and will allow for some clouds a brief shower especially across our northern areas early monday morning. as it drifts to the south really doesn't have a lot of moisture it with. but i can't rule out a passing sprinkle with that cloud cover. we'll notice decre clouds by the afternoon and that will allow for some drier weather. but just be prepared we do have that chance. so it's in the 70s now. temperatures tonight they're going to fall back only into the 60s. that seven-day forecast for your week always in view. does show tomorrow another hot and humid one. upper 80s then a little bit cooler on tuesday with another risk of some showers late wednesday into thursday. over to you. hampton beach was just one of hundreds of cities where women participated in go topless day. it's a protest against laws
public. it is legal in new hampshire but women taking part say they want to normalize it. there was mixed support on the beach and overall police say they stayed out of the way. scientists say the gulf of maine's once strong population of will mussels is disappearing. a recent report says the numbers along the gulf coastline have declined more than 60% over the last 40 years. blue mussels are used in seafood dishes but also important in moving bacteria and toxins out of
the d.c. 9-1-1 system was down for nearly two years overnight. it is back up and running now. an unknown problem stopped calls from coming in just after mid-night. the director of the district of columbia says no criminal the possibility of nefarious activities or something hacked into our system we know that is not a probability. we are reviewing and looking into all our systems doing full system reviews to ensure that we find out what did happen to our system. but again our system is up and running at this time. >> it was back up and running around 1:30 after about 90 minutes.
is looking to slow down drivers behind the wheel of large trucks and buses. regulators announced a plan on friday to use technology to cap the speed of many large vehicles at 60, 65, or 68 miles per hour. it would be a requirement on any truck or bus weighing over 26,000 pounds. >> it's a lot of weight. it's a lot of weight. we got these cars that cut in front of you. if you go at certain ped you can only go it's the drivers to be able to to be able to react quickly. the proposal does not force older vehicles to add the speed limiting technology but regulators are considering it. a a new study found illegal drugs in baltimore's water supplies. they say is methane with the organisms within the water.
or being flushed down a toilet. however officials stressed it doesn't mean people are being affected. researchers say if better water aren't developed the drugs could have an impact on people. getting guns off of facebook. still ahead on fox 25 the loophole that allows thousands of illegal purchases every day and the new push by a local lawmaker to end the problem. barbara moussette: kelly came through for
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of 65 connecticut national guard soldiers. the group was deployed to kuwait and afghanistan to conduct rotary wing maintenance. these brave men and women have been away for almost a year. >> it has been so long. >> reporter: the wait was worth it. for some they can't forget the support they got when they were away. >> i had a ton of support. friends, family looking over my house, looking after my son stuff like that. >> reporter: couldn't come soon enough as this couple getting married next month. >> all joking aside it was a long 11 months. >> we're going to be waiting for each other you want to make sure when you see each other again you show each other how much you miss each other. >> extremely thrilled and excited because talking somebody through a screen is very different than being able to hold them or kiss them or seeing their presence. >> welcome home to them. this is only the second time
freedom began in 2003 that all connecticut army national guard units are in the u.s. at the same time. poland's government has begun to cut down the majority of the trees in one of the world's oldest forests. it's home to hundreds of free roaming by son which are an -- bison which are an endangered species. despite protests from scientists and even the european union officials say they're tryi >> people from all parts of poland and newfoundland countries come to the forest not to see the trees generally people come here to see [inaudible]. >> the european union could fine poland because the project violates a 1992
perhaps wants to work a little bit less? you might like what amazon is offering. the "washington post" reports the internet giant is experimenting with a 30 hour workweek. it's a pilot program which will have a small team working a shorter week. the new schedule will be monday through thursday from 10:00 to 2:00. additional flex hours will make up for the rest of the hours. google superfast internet service may not be going fast enough. google fiber has fallen well short of its subscriber costs and downsize. the service is available in seven cities but not in new england yet. the company does not want to comment. well, thousands of people flying out to burning man this week they will be able to land closer than ever to the festival. burning man which started today is a week long festival in the desert featuring art and music. a group of volunteers came together to build a temporary airport at the festival location in blackrock city, just two weeks ago. the airport's managers who
airport is able to accommodate large planes. those attending burning man will have to take a break from pokemon go. the widely popular virtual reality game does not work in the desert. it has poor cell phone service but there's no pokemon in that area to capture. according to u.s.a. today this puts to rest fears that many attendees would have too much technology ruin their experience. festival investigators encouraged those people to unplug. ted, i hope they get by. >> massachusetts senator ed facebook and the social media's attempt to regulate gun sales. as fox 25's george collie reports he wants answers why despite the rules the process is so easy. >> reporter: search guns for sale on facebook just about every type of firearm is available for purchase or trade. we found ar-15s, shotguns, handguns being told by private unlicensed dealers no background check required. >> it's just gotten so easy to purchase a firearm now
year, facebook announced a policy banning the unlicensed sales and advertising of guns but the enforcement is -- the gun violence prevention group says one site had 600,000 gun ads last year alone. >> i think it's safe to say there are millions of guns bought and old on-line each year. >> reporter: the ease of buying and selling guns on facebook and its sister site instagram caused massachusetts senator ed markey to write c.e.o. mark zuckerberg in the company to do a better job enforcing their new policy. markey wrote he was concerned that the sale of guns on facebook could circumvent or violate state and federal laws. facebook said their users report more than one million posts a day adding we became aware of the contents that violates our standards we remove it immediately. facebook is moving in the right direction but there's still more to do. >> we're going to keep up our research, and our
that corporate citizens are falling short. >> in washington, george collie, fox 25 news. a police officer puts his own life at risk to pull a man off the tracks. ahead on the fox 25 news at 11:00, the extraordinary effort it took to save his life. >> wow. but first seven decades after he died a rhode island soldier is finally being laid to rest. after the break, where his
higher serve, too. i'll talk about how the propics are affecting our beach day coming up at 11:00 it. >> took 70 years but one rhode island world war ii soldier is finally being laid to rest at home. he decide just after saving six men on the sink transport ship the coolidge. when amateur scuba divers were exploring the wreck of the cool one of them appeared what appeared to be human remains, including captain york's dog tags. on saturday three of his nephew whom never met greeted the desket during a full military ceremony at t.f. green airport. he will be buried next to his parents on wednesday. sunday night in boston is always a busy one for sports. we have you covered. butch stearns is here with the latest. you have sad news.
abhi played -- former patriot has passed away and served as the team's dentist for many years. dr. bill had his practice in foxborough since his retirement in 1981. when he centered with many people consider one of the greatest offensive lines in nfl history for the 70s patriots. robert kraft called bill a greet patriot ambassador he was 70 years old. a funeral is scheduled for thursday morning in canton. the patriots will practice monday, tuesday and ready for thursday's final pre-season game against the giants in the meadowlands. today several players spoke in foxborough, including veteran chris long who had some interesting things to say about two of his teammates trey flowers and rob. >> rob is like me has been really helpful because he has been in this defense for so long so he's really helpful with me learning techniques not just the playbook but how you're
certain situations and the intricacies of the defense. so he's like having another coach on the field. trey is a young guy but he's a really smart football player as far as being a pro i think he understands how to be a pro. it serves him well it has been really fun to watch him work and go about his business as a professional. >> i guess you could stay there but you know i still got a lot to learn as far as bein that have been in the game for a long time you kind of observe and look at how they handle it and try to imulate them. much more on the pats coming up on sunday night sports wrap. weei.com's chris price joins to us talk about tom brady, jimmy garoppolo and all things patriots. red sox in a push for the playoffs with lee games left counting tonight. also tell you about the debut of our new podcast tv 25.
as we know it. tv 25 debutted this week and we'll tell you all about it. plus, we'll take you back to thursday night in cambridge. celebrate the 15th annual old time baseball game. all on sunday night "sportswrap" it and starts at 11:30 so we'll see you then. >> announcer: complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is fox 25 news at 11:00. families lost their homes businesses shut down. it took dozens of of this six alarm blaze but the damage was already done. good evening i'm kerry kavanaugh. >> and i'm ted daniel. investigators are still sorting through the rubble. fox 25's christine mccarthy is live in south bridge tonight. christine they are not ruling out the possibility someone sparked it intentionally? >> reporter: that's right. the fire chief at this point says arson cannot rule out.
have seen scene in south bridge. fire crews are still on the scene. we have seen in the past few minutes shop owners and residents coming by to assess the damage. >> reporter: at 18 years old, austin robins had his whole life ahead of him. robins known as a.j. died in a single car crash early saturday morning. a.j. was riding passenger with two other friends in the car. >> he got a call 4:00 in the morning just with some terrible news. >> reporter: tom's son riding passenger. -- >> now we apologize it looks like we have the wrong story for threw. but we are told that at least -- for you there. >> but we are told at least 15 people have been displaced who were living in an upstairs apartment here on main street and central streets here in south bridge. the fire chief again tells me that they have not ruled out arson. at this point the local fire department as well as the