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Published On: Mon, Mar 18th, 2013

Sunday morning house fire ties up Kingston Fire for over 3 hours, causes 75k in damages

francisaveNORTHWEST KINGSTON- Electrical causes were the culprit of a two alarm, early morning house fire along Saint Francis Avenue, which kept emergency personnel at the scene for three and a half hours and caused $75,000 in damages.

Kingston Fire responded to the call, at 3 Saint Francis Ave, shortly after midnight on Sunday morning with two engines, a ladder and an ambulance, according to Kingston Fire Chief Robert Heath.

Heath, who was the incident commander at the Sunday morning fire, told that Kingston firefighters were assisted by crews from Duxbury while Plymouth firefighters covered for Kingston at the North Kingston Fire Station on Route 27.

Heath reported no injuries at the scene, which is right across from Silver Lake Regional High School, and said he was assisted by Deputy Chief Mark Douglass with incident command.

The photo above, taken by John Sjostedt III, shows Heath (center) at the scene and was provided to the Journal for free use by the Kingston Fire Department.

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