Bomb squad responds to Bellingham house fire

BELLINGHAM, Mass. (WLNE) — A bomb squad was called to a house fire in Bellingham, Massachusetts, Sunday evening.

Firefighters were alerted that there could possibly be hand grenades inside the basement of the home on Farm Street.

According to Bellingham Fire Chief Steven Gentile, there were reports of explosions in the house fire. Crews stayed back until it was safe to approach, he added.

The owner of the house was the only person home at the time of the fire and was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation, and an update is expected Monday regarding the grenades.

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