On The Record
February 3, 2021
Freeport House Fire
Freeport Fire Department units were dispatched to a single family residence for an odor of burning electrical inside the house.
First arriving units found smoke coming from the eaves and upgraded the call to a General Alarm, bringing additional resources.
The fire was found behind a wall in an upstairs bedroom and was quickly extinguished. Extensive overhaul was performed to verify there was no extension to the attic.
The residents were home at the time, and everyone escaped safely. Damage is estimated at $50,000. Freeport Fire Arson inves...