REHOBOTH, Mass. (WPRI) — Crews in Rehoboth are investigating a fire that destroyed a commercial building housing several businesses on Saturday.
According to Chief Frank Barresi of the Rehoboth Fire Department, crews were called to the fire on Park Street around 3 a.m.
When fire crews arrived on scene, heavy fire could be seen coming from the building. After several hours, the fire department deemed the building a total loss.
The fire department says Duvally Construction/Heritage Realty, Anawan Brewing, House of Fitness and two additional units were under construction to house a restaurant.
Fire officials say the building was unoccupied at the time, and no one was injured.
Rehoboth received mutual aid from Attleboro, Plainville and Berkley Fire Departments.
Dighton, Norton and Seekonk assisted with fire ground operations while Swansea drew water from a local cranberry bog to supply the tanker trucks.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation by the Rehoboth Fire and Police Departments along with Massachusetts State Fire Marshals Office.