Sandwich House Fire Caused by Out-of-Control Permitted Fire

Home suffers extensive damage, Red Cross assists residents...

A Sandwich home was seriously damaged by fire Sunday afternoon, apparently after a permitted brush fire ran out of control.  The structure at 15 Pond View Drive suffered damage primarily to the basement and first floor according to reports from the scene.

The Red Cross has responded to find temporary lodging for the residents.

Mashpee and other area departments assisted the Sandwich Fire Department.  Residents were evaluated at the scene by rescue personnel.

Fire officials are investigating.  No further information is available at this time. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on