Major Sandwich Barn Fire Under Investigation

A total of 26 firefighters responded...

From the Sandwich Fire Department:

On April 19, 2019 at approximately 0133 hrs, Sandwich Emergency Communications Center received a call for a large barn fire on Windstar Farm in the area of County Farm Road @ Greenhouse Road. On arrival units found a fully involved barn along with 1.5 acres of surrounding brush on fire. A working fire assignment was requested by Chief Burke which brought forestry and structural units from Mashpee FD, Cotuit FD, and Joint Base Fire Department Fire Departments. There was a total of 26 firefighters on scene and took 3.5 hours to extinguish the fire.

The fire is under investigation by Sandwich Fire and Police and cause is undetermined at this time. There were no FF injuries reported and units remained on scene throughout the early morning. The Bourne, West Barnstable and COMM FD provided station coverage during the fire. 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