The Cape Cod Times is reporting that a fire broke out in an unoccupied home around 5:30 at 20 Great Pond Place in Eastham on Thursday September 18th. The first engine on the scene had noticed flames at the rear of the one story 1516 square foot residence at which time 5 surrounding towns, to include Dennis, Brewster, Orleans, Wellfleet and Truro were brought into the fray via mutual aid. As the story continues, its indicated that “The blaze was quickly knocked down by the first engine that arrived…”
Apparently this was the same engine that prompted the request of 5 towns to assist.
Damage to the building, valued at $ 159,200.00 by the town assessor, is estimated to be in the area of $ 240,000.00 while the incident remains under investigation.