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Fire Damages Rockland House and Vehicle

By PAT TRAVERS, Senior Correspondent | May 05, 2020 | MASSACHUSETTS

Story No. 051220106

Rockland, MA - Around 3:00 P.M. on the afternoon of Tuesday, May 5th, the Rockland Fire Department responded to a reported house fire at 821 Summer Street. Firefighters arrived to find heavy fire on the side of a house and car located in the driveway. A working fire was requested, bringing mutual aid from Abington and Hanover to the scene.

Firefighters were able to knock down the heavy fire quickly with a hand line. Crews opened up the interior walls of the house checking for extension. Fire damage was contained to the vehicle in the driveway and the side of the house. Several rooms of the house suffered smoke damage. All occupants were reportedly out of the house when firefighters arrived.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. No injuries were reported.

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