Raynham fire displaces seven, Red Cross assisting

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From left: Raynham firefighters Dominic Kuran, Jay Januse, and Mark Menconi. (Courtesy Photo Raynham Fire Department)

RAYNHAM, Mass. (WLNE)- A fire in Raynham caused significant damage to a home an displaced several people on Saturday.

The fire broke out around 5:30 a.m. at a Hill Street home, according to Chief Bryan LaCivita.

Fire officials say some members of the household were able to help a mother and her child escape from the basement.

Three of the seven residents of the home were taken to a local hospital for evaluation. Chief LaCivita says no firefighters were injured.

Firefighters saw fire coming out of the basement window when they arrived, and “conducted an aggressive attack to the basement.”

The home sustained significant damage from fire, smoke, and water and is currently unlivable. The Red Cross is helping the six adults and one child who were displaced.

Mutual aid from Bridgewater and Taunton Fire Departments assisted, as well as Brewster EMS and the Providence Canteen. Chief LaCivita said the scene was cleared around 10 a.m.

The fire is under investigation.

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