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Marshfield Police Department

Non-Emergency: 781-834-6655  Fax: 781-834-5591

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Off Duty Officer Saves Motorist (1-2004)
On January 29, 2004 Off duty officer William Meech came across a motor vehicle on Ferry Street, off the road against a tree. He an a local resident attempted to rescue the unconscious operator from the now burning vehicle, to no avail.The resident Mr.Romero ran for a fire extinguisher and during that time officer Meech was able to force the door open and pull the still unconscious operator to safety. Just as they freed the operator the entire vehicle became engulfed in flames, destroying the vehicle. The operator was taken by ambulance to the hospital and officer Meech received minor burns to his hands. Both Mr. Romero and Officer Meech are credited with saving the victims life!