Flames destroy vacant home in Westport


WESTPORT, Mass. (WPRI) — A fire destroyed a vacant home in Westport Friday night, according to fire officials.

The house was fully engulfed when they arrived to the scene on Oakland Avenue around 10:30 p.m., according to officials.

A nearby house sustained minor heat damage.

Fire officials say the home was under construction at the time and no one was hurt. 

The house was deemed a complete loss and the cause of the fire is under investigation by the Westport Fire Investigation Unit and the Massachusetts State Fire Marshal.

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