On Saturday February 28, 2016 at approximately 8:30 p.m. the Yarmouth Fire Department responded to a fire in a residential home located at 18 Wood Road in South Yarmouth. On arrival at the location the first due apparatus reported heavy fire and smoke emanating from the one story wood frame private dwelling. Yarmouth firefighters immediately began fire suppression operations and also requested mutual aid resources to assist at the scene and to cover their vacant fire stations. Per the mutual aid response protocols the Brewster Fire Department sent an ambulance to cover Yarmouth Fire Headquarters during the incident. In addition, approximately one hour into the fire the Dennis Fire Department requested an engine from Brewster for Station 2 coverage due to their apparatus being utilized at the Yarmouth scene. All Brewster units returned to service at approximately 10:45 p.m.