Mishawum Drive fire displaces family of three

Oct 20, 2021

A family of three was displaced following a house fire at 22 Mishawum Drive early Wednesday, Oct. 20, Dartmouth Fire District 1 Chief Peter Andrade said.

No injuries were reported in the blaze, he said. The Red Cross is assisting the family, he said. 

Fire District 1 responded to a report of a house fire at 1:19 a.m. and found fire showing from the back of the house, with flames extending into the attic space, he said.

Crews were able to knock down the fire within minutes, Andrade said. The fire was declared under control at 1:34 a.m. 

The house suffered “significant damage,’’ Andrade said. A specific cost estimate was not available. 

The cause is not yet determined, he said. 

Dartmouth Fire District 2 provided station coverage during the incident.