After arriving on the scene at 4:22 p.m. heavy fire was visible from the back of the house. It was extending toward neighboring homes, so the Farmington fire department asked for aid from Lakeville, which added to engines to the effort.
The departments were able to control the fire by 5 p.m.
No one was home at the time of the fire and an onlooker retrieved a dog from the home prior to the Farmington Fire Department’s arrival. Estimated damage to the structures and content is about $300,000.