Fire destroys Billerica home

Fire destroys Billerica home

There are 4 comments on the Lowell Sun story from Jul 20, 2012, titled Fire destroys Billerica home. In it, Lowell Sun reports that:

A ferocious fire, fed by a broken gas line, destroyed a single-family home at 15 Lupine Lane early Friday morning, Fire Capt.

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#1 Jul 20, 2012
Why were there water supply issues? There are several hydrants within feet of the home. DPW?
Obviously Not

Billerica, MA

#2 Jul 21, 2012
There was a single hydrant across the street and it did not work.
Obviously Not

Billerica, MA

#3 Jul 21, 2012
Plus, it would not have mattered anyway. The fire had a massive head start on the arriving fire crews.

Lowell, MA

#4 Jul 22, 2012
The firefightersdid a great job containing the fire while they waited for water. It's an unsettling feeling to think that in a town like Billerica, in a neighborhood like this - the firefighters face water issues. It's unacceptable. I watched the entire thing - water was an issue.

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