Brewster Fire Department Responds to Dennisport Structure Fire

On Friday June 6, 2014 at 2:54 a.m. Car 231 (Chief Moran) Engine 233, and Ambulance 243 responded to 58 Center Street in Dennisport on a third alarm structure fire assignment. On arrival at the scene the Dennis Fire Department found a heavy fire condition in the rear and first and second floors of a two-story wood frame multi-family garden apartment style complex. Numerous residents who had jumped from the building to rescue themselves from the fire were found lying in front of the building injured.

Dennis firefighters initiated an aggressive interior attack on the fire and immediately requested mutual aid assistance to the scene. On arrival the Brewster engine company was assigned to assist with overhaul, secondary searches, and extinguishment of hot spots within the structure. In addition, the Brewster ambulance transported a priority patient to Cape Cod Hospital with minor burns and smoke inhalation.

In addition to the Brewster Fire Department the Harwich, Yarmouth, Hyannis, Orleans, Fire Departments also provided mutual aid assistance at the scene and several other departments covered the Dennis stations during the incident.  All Brewster units were placed back in service at 6:30 a.m.