Fire crews from several communities are battling a fire at 39 Hudson Road in Oxford on Friday night. Heavy smoke and flames could be seen shooting from the building when first responders arrived just before 7PM.
Mutual aid from Webster, Dudley and Sutton were originally called to the scene as the fire was located in a non-hydrant district of the town. According to Deputy Chief Jon Belanger, “three tankers in addition to the Oxford tanker truck shuttled water from a hydrant located on Depot Rd to the scene.” When the fire was brought to a second alarm additional mutual aid from Charlton , Leicester, Auburn, Millbury and Paxton were brought in.
The residents and the family dog were not home when the fire started. The two adult and three juvenile residents will be displaced as a result of the fire. The damage from the fire was contained to the left side of the second floor of the home. The estimated total damage is $75,000.
No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is currently under investigation.