Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Fire Strikes Home at 187 Leicester Street


The Auburn Fire Rescue Department responded to 187 Leicester Street at 12:58 P.M. for a reported house fire.  Engine 3 the first arriving engine company, reported a fire on the driveway side of the home.  

According to Auburn Fire Rescue's Assistant Chief Glenn Johnson the fire was reported by a postal worker delivering mail.  No one was home at the time of the fire.  The fire was contained to one room on the second floor and is under investigation by the Auburn Fire Rescue Department's fire investigation unit and the Auburn Police Department, although it is not suspicious.

The fire went to 2 alarms and mutual aid was received on scene from the Oxford Fire Department. Fire Departments from Leicester and Oxford covered Auburn stations. There were no injuries at the scene.  All companies were clear of the scene at 3:17 P.M.

Pictures for media use.

Photo Courtesy of the Auburn Police Department
Photo Courtesy of the Auburn Police Department

Asst. Chief Glenn Johnson