Orleans firefighters battle house fire during storm

Plow drivers smelled smoke, called 911
Orleans and Harwich firefighters battled a blaze on Uncle Israel Road in Orleans Saturday night. Orleans Police Department video/image.

ORLEANS - No one was injured during a house fire on Uncle Israel's Road in Orleans Saturday night. According to the Orleans Police Department, officers and firefighters responded to a 911 call before 11:30 p.m. at 3 Uncle Israel's Road. Two plow drivers clearing snow in the area called 911 when they smelled smoke.

Upon arrival, firefighters sounded a second alarm due to the extent of the fire. Orleans firefighters were joined by Harwich firefighters. 

The home, which was unoccupied at the time of the fire, was heavily damaged.

The four-bedroom Cape was built in 1964 and is owned by William and Pamela MacMullen. The property is valued at $472,700, according to the Town of Orleans Assessor's Office


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