New details: Fire breaks out Sandwich condo complex

SANDWICH – Sandwich Fire reports that on Thursday at 8:30 AM, they responded to a reported building fire at 32 Southpointe Drive, the Southpointe Condos. On arrival, smoke was visible from the front of the building, and the occupant reported heavy smoke in the basement. A working fire assignment was requested bringing units from West Barnstable and Joint Base Cape Cod to the scene and Mashpee, Bourne and Hyannis FDs for station coverage.

The source of the fire was the dehumidifier in the basement and the fire was extinguished within 20 minutes. The occupant was able to evacuate. There was no damage to neighboring condominium units.

A total of 20 firefighters were on scene and the fire was under control at 9:30 AM. Extensive overhaul and clean up was required to remove the smoke from the basement. The fire is currently under investigation by the Sandwich Fire Department and the State Fire Marshal’s office.
737 West Main Street
Hyannis, MA 02601
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