Duxbury: Battery charger causes garage fire

A car fire quickly turned into a garage fire in Duxbury.

Fire Chief Kevin Nord said they responded to a home on Duck Hill Road just after 11a.m. Monday and found a car fully engulfed in flames, “The property owner was home at the time, he was charging his car battery. We ruled it accidental.”

The fire extended to a detached garage where the vehicle was parked. “It was a three-bay garage. It was in good shape but it suffered significant damage. The car’s a total loss,” said Chief Nord

No one was harmed in the garage fire.

Marshfield firefighters assisted Duxbury crews in knocking down flames.

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With a Bachelor’s Degree in American Studies from the University of Massachusetts-Boston under her belt, Trisha McNeilly joins us full-time as a general assignment and breaking news reporter having previously interned for WBZ-1030 AM in Boston. A South Shore resident her whole life, McNeilly grew up in Pembroke and is 22-years old.