Firefighter taken to hospital after battling Wareham blaze

Aug 8, 2022

A fire late Sunday night sent one firefighter to the hospital, according to fire officials, and the cause of the blaze is still under investigation.

The Wareham Fire Department responded to a fire at 11:10 p.m. on Sunday at a residence on Longmeadow Drive. The first crew to arrive found several items burning in front of the home’s garage, according to a statement from the fire department.

The fire was reportedly extinguished quickly, though firefighters stayed on scene to make sure the flames hadn’t spread to the rest of the home. One firefighter was taken to Tobey Hospital for heat-related issues, according to the department. In total, 25 career and call firefighters were involved.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.