SWL: Southborough firefighters put out 2 alarm fire

Yesterday afternoon, Southborough’s emergency personnel responded to a two alarm fire on Sears Road. Firefighters worked with neighboring departments to extinguish the blaze.

Southborough Wicked Local reports that the fire was in the basement at 20 Sears Road. Originally reported as a stove fire at 3:05 pm, responding firefighters called in a “heavy fire”:

A second alarm was struck at 3:15 p.m., and six engines, including engines from Northborough, Marlborough and Westborough, responded to the home.

Fire Chief Joseph Mauro said all occupants of the one-and-a-half stories wood-frame home got out safely. He said the fire took about 20 minutes to extinguish.

Emergency crews then stayed on to ventilate the building.

Traffic on Sears Road was rerouted by police past 5:00 pm. Around 6:00 pm, Southboroughnews.com posted news that the road was finally passable, though down to one lane in front of the residence.

SWL reports, as of yesterday afternoon, damage estimates and the cause were undetermined.

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