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Rabbits killed in Acushnet fire Friday



A local Friday night fire has tragically led to the death of animals.

According to Acushnet Fire and EMS, Friday, at 10:04 p.m., a 9-1-1 call was received reporting a shed fire behind a residence on Rivet Street.

Those who arrived on scene reported that the approximately 10’ x 16’ structure was fully involved.

Acushnet Squad 3, Squad 2 and Engine 1 responded and the fire was quickly extinguished.

There were no injuries, but sadly the rabbits housed in the shed were killed.

The fire has been ruled accidental and is believed to have begun near the heating unit.

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