New details: Firefighters battle three alarm blaze in Onset

ONSET – Firefighters were called to a blaze in Onset around 2 PM Monday. The fire at 85 Fearing Street went to three alarms. Fire crews from surrounding towns including Bourne responded to assist at the scene. There were no immediate reports of injuries.

From Onset Fire: On Monday at approximately 2:31 PM, the Onset Fire Department received a telephone report of a house fire at 85 Fearing St. Simultaneously, Onset Breaker 149, which was on the air conducting driver training, arrived on the scene and confirmed heavy fire conditions in a single-family residential structure. A first alarm assignment was dispatched, bringing Onset Engines 1&2, Onset Ladder 1, and Wareham Engine 5 to the scene. FF Anthony Juliano ordered the transmission of the working fire assignment, followed almost immediately by a 2nd alarm assignment, which brought several more pieces of apparatus from surrounding communities to the scene. Assistant Chief Andersen arrived on the scene, established command, and immediately began the process of fire attack and protecting several threatened nearby homes. At approximately 2:43 pm, Chief of Department Osswald arrived on the scene, assumed command, and transmitted a 3rd alarm, which brought several more pieces of apparatus from surrounding communities. The heavy fire was knocked down in approximately 1 hour, with the fire being declared out at approximately 5:04 pm., utilizing approximately 50 personnel.

Responding mutual aid agencies to the fire included:
Wareham EMS: Director, 2 ambulances
Wareham Fire: 2 Assistant Chiefs, Engine, Tower
Wareham Police: Patrol Division, Administration, and Detectives
Bourne Fire: Chief and Engine
Plymouth Fire: Engine
Marion Fire: Chief, Deputy Chief, and Engine
Carver Fire: Deputy Chief and Engine
Middleboro Fire: Engine
Falmouth Fire: Ladder
DFS (Department of Fire Services) Rehab
Providence Canteen Rehab truck
Massachusetts State Police Fire and Explosives Investigation Unit
Mattapoisett Fire and Sandwich Fire provided engines to cover the district while resources were engaged at the scene.

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