A house on Old Yale Road in Hope had its roof destroyed by fire on Nov. 26, 2021. (Pattie Desjardins/ Hope Standard)

A house on Old Yale Road in Hope had its roof destroyed by fire on Nov. 26, 2021. (Pattie Desjardins/ Hope Standard)

Fire tears through roof of house in Hope overnight

Hope fire crews knock down blaze before whole house lost to fire

A house fire was quickly doused by Hope fire crews Thursday night.

Still, the flames tore through the roof of the home, at the far end of Old Yale Road. Witnesses have reported that the residents and pets in carriers were able to get out of the home. There are at least two suites in the home.

Hope Fire Chief Tom DeSorcy says the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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