Two-Alarm Fire in Falmouth Devastates Unoccupied Home

"Stubborn fire" traveled throughout concealed spaces...
Firefighters at the scene of a two-alarm fire in Falmouth early Tuesday morning. (FFRD photo)

From the Falmouth Fire-Rescue Department:

At approximately 0306 this morning, E20, E24, E25 and L26 were dispatched to Sycamore St for a building fire.

First arriving units encountered heavy smoke and fire showing from an unoccupied 2 story home.

An attack line was advanced to the rear of the building where the crew began to knock down the fire.

A second alarm was struck, bringing E22, E23 and a Mashpee Engine to the scene.

Additional attack lines were advanced to the interior, where crews encountered a stubborn firetraveling throughout many concealed spaces. The fire was knocked down in about 45 mins.

Thanks to the JBCC, Bourne and Cotuit Fire Departments for providing station coverage and responding to multiple calls in Falmouth during this incident.

There were no injuries, and the fire is believed to be accidental. Also, thanks to the American Red Cross for their assistance at the scene.

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