Newstead Fire Company - House Fire Over Weekend.
Updated: Feb 25
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Amherst Fire Control received a phone call from a passerby who reported the porch on the back of the house was on fire.
Newstead Fire Company Chief John Wideman was on location with one minute of dispatch and reported heavy fire throughout the 1-1⁄2 story house.
The fire was under control at 12:36 hours. Fire was due to an unattended controlled burn in an outside fire pit that spread the house.
Fire caused an estimated $265000 in damage.
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