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Press Release  Smoking Cause of Stoughton House Fire

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Jennifer Mieth, Public Information Officer

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STOUGHTONStoughton Fire Chief Michael Laracy and State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey said the cause of the January 8, 2020 fire at 2026 Bay Road in Stoughton was the improper disposal of smoking materials. A caregiver rescued an elderly woman from the home, then suffered a medical emergency himself and was taken to a local hospital.

The fire started on the first floor 4-season porch. The Stoughton Fire Department and State Police assigned to the Office of the State Fire Marshal jointly investigated the fire. 


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