Early Morning Fire Damages Eastham Home

UPDATED - Eight occupants escaped uninjured
Eastham Fire Dept. photo of damage from early morning fire at 50 Seaward Way in Eastham. Eight people escaped the home uninjured.

Update at 09:30 - Eastham Fire Dept. Statement:

The Eastham Fire Department was called to 50 Seaward Way for a house fire. All the occupants escaped unharmed. Crews from Orleans, Truro, Wellfleet, Harwich, Brewster and Dennis all assisted at the scene or covered our station. 1 Firefighter was transported for heat exhaustion and is expected to be ok.

Update at 09:10 - Eight people were reportedly inside the home and all escaped without injury.  One Eastham Firefighter was transported to Cape Cod Hospital with heat-related injuries.  

Update at 08:45 provided via Orleans Fire-Rescue:

Just after 4 o’clock this morning (15 July 18) Tower 176 and Car 179 (Deputy Chief) responded to a building fire off Nauset Road in Eastham. Tower 176’s crew, under the supervision of Captain Vogt operated at scene conducting interior fire suppression as well as providing ventilation and stopping the spread of fire in roof and attic. Deputy Chief Deering served as the operations chief inside the fire building. Crews from Eastham, Wellfleet, Orleans, Truro, Harwich, Brewster and Dennis responded to the scene.

Other towns provided coverage, including Ambulance 172 at Eastham Headquarters.

Original Story

An early morning fire in Eastham had mutual aid crews from Harwich and Wellfleet on scene as other towns covered the Eastham Fire Station

The 4:00 a.m. fire at 50 Seaward Way is reported to have started on the deck.

No further information is available at this time.


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