A raging fire consumed a house in East Bridgewater and sent a homeowner to the hospital with non-life-threatening burns Saturday night, according to authorities.
Firefighters received word of the blaze at 15 Chestnut St. around 4:50 p.m. Saturday. As they arrived, they found thick flames engulfing each window on the first two floors of the house.
The 69-year-old homeowner was found by police on the front lawn with burns and brought to Massachusetts General Hospital. His wounds are not expected to be life-threatening, the East Bridgewater Fire Department said in a statement Saturday night.
It took crews, including members from Bridgewater and Whitman, about an hour to fully extinguish the fire.
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While no other injuries were reported, the house was found to be a total loss.
The cause and origin of the fire are currently under investigation by the State Fire Marshall’s Office.