Falmouth, MA – Sprinkler system puts out apartment fire before fire crews arrive; No injuries reported

A small fire in an apartment displaced one person Wednesday morning, according to Falmouth fire Acting Deputy Chief Chad Absten. 

Fire crews were dispatched to 138 Teaticket Highway at 10:35 a.m., Absten said. The sprinkler system had extinguished the fire by the time they arrived, he said. 

Crews checked for any fire extension, but there was none, Absten said. There was damage from the fire and water damage from the sprinkler system, he said.

There were no injuries, Absten said. 

The Falmouth Housing Authority is seeking a place for the displaced resident to stay, Absten said. 

The cause of the fire remains under investigation, he said.

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