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Uxbridge, MA (Worcester County) Firefighters responded to 39 Quaker Highway around 1530hrs on December 15, 2008 for a reported basement fire in an occupied raised ranch style dwelling. Engine 1 arrived to find smoke showing from the lower level of this 24x60 wood framed dwelling. All occupants were reported outside on arrival as companies began to stretch the initial hand lines. First in units found heavy fire conditions in an utility room on the lower level. The fire was quickly knocked down as the the next due units arrived on scene to establish a single 5" water supply line. A back up line was stretched in as a precaution during the salvage and overhaul phase. No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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