Firefighters from six communities responded to the scene of an Oct. 16 house fire in Phillipston.
Upon arrival on Royalston Road, they found heavy fire from a one-story area with an enclosed pool at the rear of the home. Flames and smoke extended into the garage and two-story home.
Mutual aid was called from Templeton, Athol, Orange, Petersham, and Royalston and crews used tankers to shuttle water from a nearby pond.
Aerial ladders from Athol and Templeton were used to bring the fire under control.
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