Heavy Fire Destroys Home in Montague
By KEVIN MOSIO, Correspondent | November 30, 2021 | MASSACHUSETTS
Story No. 120221103
Photo by Kevin MosioTurners Falls ladder 1 getting the roof opened up
Photo by Kevin Mosio
Photo by Kevin MosioFire in the attic self-venting out of the back roof.
Photo by Kevin MosioOnce opened by the truck, ground crews hit the fire from the outside while crews worked inside. The fire in the attic couldn't be accessed from inside.
MONTAGUE, MA - On Monday, November 30th at 10:59 A.M., Montague Center Fire was toned for smoke coming from the backyard of a residence on Lake Pleasant Street.
One minute later, at 11:00 A.M., the call was upgraded to a confirmed building fire and mutual aid was started. First arriving units on scene confirmed a working fire, with fire showing from the 'C' side of the building. Lots of mutual aid was summonsed to the scene to help bring the fire under control.
Coordinated interior and exterior attacks brought the fire under control several hours later, but there was extensive damage to the house.
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