Historic Chatham House Damaged in Fire

fireCHATHAM – An antique home in Chatham caught on fire yesterday afternoon.

Firefighters responded around noon to the home on Orleans Road and were able to knock down the blaze in about a half hour.

The cause of the fire was electrical and the house sustained smoke damage.

Nobody was injured and portions of the home remain habitable.

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Orleans Road in Chatham was closed for about an hour yesterday as firefighters battled the fire.