Walpole fire injures one, displaces mother and child


WALPOLE, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) – A fire in Walpole Saturday injured one and displaced a mother and child, according to the Walpole Fire Department.

The fire department received a call for a fire at 67 Rustic Road around 10 a.m. Saturday. The fire started in the living room, near the couch, on the second floor of the two story building. A resident, who lives on the second floor, awoke a mother and child living on the first floor and got them out of the building.

The second floor resident was transported to the hospital with minor burns. The mother and child are temporarily displaced due to water damage.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.