Video report: Firefighters called to garage fire in Orleans

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ORLEANS – From Orleans Fire-Rescue: On Wednesday 11:36 AM, the Orleans Fire Department was dispatched to a fire in the building at a residence located on Samoset Road, Orleans. A 911 call from the homeowner reported a fire in a garage. On the arrival of the firefighters, heavy smoke and fire was showing from the 1 story unattached garage on the property. A working fire was called for, dispatching additional fire resources.

The fire started on the exterior of the structure as a result of embers from a torch. Prior to the arrival of firefighters, the fire had spread to the inside of the building. Orleans firefighters, assisted by fire crews from Eastham, Brewster, Harwich, Chatham, and Yarmouth, were able to bring the fire under control in about 15 minutes. A total of 35 firefighters were at the scene. Wellfleet and Hyannis FDs provided station coverage in Orleans for other calls. The cause of the fire is accidental and there were no injuries. All units cleared the scene at 2:00 PM.

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