A Rochester family and its pets safely exited a house fire on Stuart Road early Thursday morning, the February 2 call going to the Rochester Fire Department at approximately 5:00 am, according to a report published by the Rochester Fire Department.
The call reported smoke and fire inside the house. Firefighters arriving at the scene found the family outside the house with pets and observed fire from outside the house.
Crews mounted an aggressive interior attack knocking the fire down quickly and preventing further extension into other parts of the house. Crews worked at the scene for approximately 45 minutes before calling the fire under control.
There were no injuries reported. The cause of the fire was under investigation as of 12:00 pm February 2.
Fire crews from Acushnet, Freetown, Marion and Mattapoisett responded and provided assistance both at the scene and via Rochester Fire Station coverage. Rochester Police assisted at the scene.
Stuart and Walnut Plain roads were blocked to traffic while firefighters worked to clear the scene.