VIDEO: Boat catches fire next to house on Millstone Road in Brewster

Carl R. Jacobs/CWN (click image to enlarge)

Jake O’Callaghan/CWN

BREWSTER – A boat was reported to be fully involved in the 900 block of Millstone Road in Brewster about 6 PM. An ambulance was requested for a person suffering burns. The victim was taken to Cape Cod Hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening. Firefighters from several towns were called to the scene. It appeared quick work by firefighters kept the flames from spreading to the house. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Boat fire next to house Brewster, MA 3/13/19 from Cape Wide News LLC on Vimeo.

Statement from Brewster Fire: On Wednesday March 13 at approximately 6:00 pm. the Brewster Fire Department was dispatched to a reported fully involved 27’ boat located within 25’ to an adjacent home. Off duty Firefighter Matthew Tucker arrived at the location and confirmed the report. He also requested mutual aid assistance to the scene due to the fires proximity to the home and asimultaneous medical response in Brewster that reduced the number of available personnel. On arrival Car 232 (Deputy Chief Varley) assumed command and ordered Brewster and Harwich firefighters to stretch a 1 ¾ attack line to extinguish the fire. One person suffered non-life threatening burns and was transported to Cape Cod Hospital by the Eastham Fire Department. Eversource was requested to the scene due to the main electric line to the home being burned through by the fire. In addition to Eastham and Harwich the Orleans and Chatham Fire Departments also assisted at the scene and the Yarmouth and Dennis Fire Departments provided fire and EMS coverage to the Town. All Brewster unites were placed back in service at approximately 7:45 p.m.
737 West Main Street
Hyannis, MA 02601
Contact Us | Advertise Terms of Use 
Employment and EEO | Privacy