An intensive hearth tore via several vacant properties at the Union Point enhancement in Weymouth late Thursday night time.The burning buildings are former barracks for officers at the previous South Weymouth Naval Air Station.A deputy fireplace main reported the flames unfold rapidly from building to constructing. Firefighters were experiencing tricky wind disorders and experienced problems finding ample water to the scene.The closest homes are about 1,000 feet absent from the previous naval air station and the residences are not in danger as of now, in accordance to the deputy main.The Patriot Ledger, a WCVB companion, studies that the 1st alarm was sounded at 8:20 p.m. and a next alarm was sounded just immediately after 9 p.m.The roof of one particular of the structures collapsed, in accordance to reviews at the scene, forcing Shea Memorial Push at Route 18 — which is the main entrance to Union Issue — to be closed, as effectively as the portion of Memorial Grove Avenue close to the Union Position Sporting activities Sophisticated.Fire departments from various encompassing communities are aiding the Weymouth Hearth Department at the scene.The properties at the web-site have been set to be torn down, paving the way for a new housing growth.
WEYMOUTH, Mass. —
An powerful fire tore by several vacant structures at the Union Point enhancement in Weymouth late Thursday evening.
The burning buildings are previous barracks for officers at the former South Weymouth Naval Air Station.
A deputy hearth chief explained the flames spread rapidly from creating to constructing. Firefighters had been facing hard wind problems and experienced issues finding ample drinking water to the scene.
The closest households are about 1,000 ft away from the former naval air station and the residences are not in hazard as of now, according to the deputy main.
The Patriot Ledger, a WCVB companion, studies that the initial alarm was sounded at 8:20 p.m. and a next alarm was sounded just after 9 p.m.
The roof of one particular of the structures collapsed, in accordance to reports at the scene, forcing Shea Memorial Push at Route 18 — which is the primary entrance to Union Level — to be closed, as well as the part of Memorial Grove Avenue in the vicinity of the Union Level Sporting activities Intricate.
Fire departments from numerous bordering communities are aiding the Weymouth Fire Division at the scene.
The buildings at the internet site were being set to be torn down, paving the way for a new housing development.