Fire breaks out at West Barnstable house

WEST BARNSTABLE – Fire broke out at a house in West Barnstable around 10:30 PM Wednesday. The fire at 897 Main Street (Route 6A) appeared to have started on the outside of the structure. All occupants evacuated safely and no injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

West Barnstable Fire (WBFD) reports that Friday night they were called to a house fire on Main Street. A fire on the exterior of the house spread into void spaces in the roof. Quick action by the homeowner with fire extinguisher and calling 911 saved the day. The WBFD had a 5 minute response with the first engine and tanker. Assisting with an Engine-Tanker and a Ladder Truck were the Sandwich FD & the Barnstable FD. A total of 32 firefighters (24 WBFD) responded to the fire. There were no injuries and damage to the house was modest.
Photos by West Barnstable Fire/CWN
737 West Main Street
Hyannis, MA 02601
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