“On Thursday August 11th, at 2:22 p.m., the Wareham Fire Department responded to a house fire on Windswept Road.
Chief John Kelley and Assistant Chief Patrick Haskell arrived within minutes to find a fast moving fire in the residence.
Captain Micky Bird and Shift 2 on Engine 5 arrived and attacked the fire, knocking it down rapidly. Additional apparatus that responded to the scene were Engine 4, Engine 3, Tower 1, and Onset Fire Chief, Jeff Osswald. Onset Fire Engine 1 stood by at the Main Street Station and responded to other incidents during the fire.
There were no injuries, however a pet cat perished in the blaze. The two people in the home at the time of the fire were able to self evacuate before the arrival of firefighters. The cause of the fire remains under investigation, but does not appear suspicious.
Chief John Kelley said, “The firefighters did a great job attacking the fire during the humid weather, however sadly a family pet died and a resident was displaced.” A total of 24 career and call firefighter responded to the incident.” -Wareham Fire Department.
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