UPDATED: Marshfield Fire & Rescue Responds to Fire on Maple Ave

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Updated 8-21-18 11:42

On Monday at approximately 3:52pm, Marshfield Fire & Rescue were dispatched to a fire at the corner of Maple Avenue and 10th Street. Initial reports suggest a computer monitor had exploded and started the fire.

Those inside had safely exited the house before crews arrived. Firefighters arrived to find a large amount of fire coming out of two windows on the southeast corner of the house. Fire attack started and crews quickly knocked large amounts of fire down. Crews returned to the station around 6 p.m.

“I am proud of our firefighters,” said Chief Scott Owen. “They did a great job.”

The fire’s cause remains under investigation as of the following morning. Additional details will be released when the investigation is complete. There is heavy damage to the first floor and some damage (mostly smoke and water) to other areas within the house. An initial estimate of the damage totals $20,500.

Photo courtesy of Scott Owen.

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