One treated for smoke inhalation after electrical fire in Centerville

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CENTERVILLE – Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills (COMM) FD responded to a structure fire at 39 Maddaket Lane in Centerville about 2:30 PM. Car 321 arrived on scene to find a one story ranch style house with no smoke or fire coming from the residence. Occupants were evacuated with the assistance of off duty COMM firefighters. Engine 306 advanced an 1 3/4 hoseline and found fire in the basement in the vicinity of the dryer vent and above the electrical panel. The fire was quickly extinguished. Ambulance 326 evaluated one of the occupants for smoke inhalation. Eversource was called to the scene to secure the power. The town of Barnstable electrical inspector and Red Cross were called to the scene to assist. Cause of the fire was investigated by COMM FD and the electrical inspector and is undetermined at this time.
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