The Natick Fire Department responded to calls made shortly before 1am on Tuesday, Feb. 7, about a structure fire in the attached barn of an antique farmhouse on Pond Street. Crews arrived to find heavy fire coming from the second floor of the barn. Firefighters were able to contain the fire to the barn and keep it out of the attached house. The occupants were alerted to the fire by working smoke alarms. Two residents are temporarily displaced, and there were no injuries.
A total of three alarms were transmitted for additional help. In an email to Natick Report, Natick Fire Chief Jason Ferschke thanked mutual aid partners Framingham Fire and Wellesley Fire, which responded to the scene; Weston and Wayland Fire, which covered the Natick stations; and Cataldo EMS, which provided EMS coverage.
The fire is under investigation by members of the District 14 Fire Investigation Team and the Natick Police Department.
Chief Ferschke said the fire does not appear suspicious in nature.
A neighbor said in an email that the residents of the affected property have spent years renovating and restoring the home.