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Posted on: January 20, 2014

[ARCHIVED] 70 Schoolfield Dr structure fire 1-20-14 1023 hrs

Engines from West Main,Industrial Ave and Westover Dr and the ladder from Bridge St responded to a reported structure fire at 70 Schoolfield Dr.The engine from West Main arrived first and reported heavy fire and smoke coming from the front of the single story dwelling.All occupants with the exception of their pets had evacuated the dwelling on the first engines arrival.Entry was made through the front of the dwelling with an attack line and the fire was extinguished in ten minutes of aggressive firefighting.The dwelling sustained heavy damage and no injuries were reported;however one pet was resusitated and two perished in the fire.Cause of ignition was discarded smoking materials on the front porch.(17) firefighters were used on the scene and were there for one hour and fifty five minutes.Time of alarm was 1023 hrs

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