Two Alarm Fire in Falmouth Residence Overnight

Basement fire believed to be accidental...
Mashpee firefighter photo from the scene of a two alarm fire in Falmouth Sunday morning.

From Falmouth Fire/Rescue:

At approximately 0130 Sunday morning, FFRD units were dispatched to a building fire on Gifford St.

First arriving crews found smoke and fire showing from a basement level apartment, rapidly extending to the upper floor.

A second alarm was quickly struck bringing additional apparatus to the scene. The fire was eventually controlled with no injuries to the occupants.

Thanks to the Mashpee, Bourne, Sandwich, Cotuit and Joint Base FD’s for assistance at the scene and for providing station coverage.

The fire is under investigation, believed to be accidental. 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