Officials: Squalid Home Catches Fire in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts

A squalid home caught fire Wednesday in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, according to fire officials.

Crews responded to a fire at 129 Maple Ave. just after 5:15 p.m. Responders had trouble getting inside due to the clutter.

The fire was under control within 10 minutes.

Northborough Fire assisted at the scene, and Boylston Fire covered Shrewsbury's station.

No one was injured in the fire, but it is estimated that it caused about $100,000 in damage.

Investigators determined the fire was caused by a space heater that was too close to combustible materials.

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