Sat. Sep 25th, 2021

BENNINGTON — Several fireplace organizations responded to a framework fire at 205 Foster Drive on Friday night.

The connect with came in at approximately 7:45 p.m. As the Bennington Rural Fire Department arrived on scene, the property was on hearth and Bennington Rural asked for mutual support “because of the drinking water resource problem,” in accordance to Bennington Police Main and General public Safety Director Paul Doucette.

“As significantly as I know, no a person got hurt, all people bought out and it is just structural damage at this stage,” Doucette said.

On Sunday night time, Bennington Rural’s second assistant main Steven Waters explained that they feel the fireplace commenced at an electrical panel in the basement of the home.

“We had been able to preserve the house but there is a whole lot of drinking water destruction inside of,” mentioned Waters, who also stated that there were being no injuries.

Power was quickly turned off by Green Mountain Electrical power in the spot all over Foster Travel and Morgan Avenue.

“The electrical power was a significant concern simply because you can’t hit it with drinking water ideal absent,” Waters said. “So we had Inexperienced Mountain Electricity convert it off space-vast at very first and then isolated it to the home just before turning it back on for all people else.”

The water predicament forced fire crews to established up where by Foster Generate meets Morgan Avenue, a lot more than a quarter-mile absent from the lively fireplace. Firefighters drew h2o from several fireplace engines.

Waters reported there are no fire hydrants in the vicinity of the household, which is at the finish of Foster Push, down a very long hill.

Motor vehicles from the Bennington Fireplace Division, Pownal Valley Hearth Section, North Bennington Hearth Office as well as the Bennington Police Section assisted Bennington Rural in battling the blaze, which was “knocked down” by 9 p.m. in accordance to Doucette.

“The fire departments did a fantastic position knocking the fire down,” Doucette stated.