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A three-alarm fire Friday afternoon May 10th, destroyed a house overlooking Lost Lake.
Firefighters responded to this blaze at 99 Boathouse Road shortly after noon time. On arrival heavy smoke was visible and a Police Officer who was first on scene said he tried to open the door but the heat at the door was too much. The home which is on a Lake, was at the end of that road which was narrow and no hydrants are nearby. Firefighters laid a supply line that was about 1/2 mile away, which took them back out to the main road. The nearest hydrant to that home was inoperable.
Chief of Department Joseph Bosselait told a local newspaper that they were unable to draft from the lake due to the approach of the water being too steep. An exposure building did sustain heat damage to the side of that home. Mutual aid to the fire came from Littleton, Westford, Ayer, Pepperell,and Dunstable.
The family dog and cat were rescued from the house, and the fire is under investigation. The home was a total loss.
The guestbook is empty.
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