Fire destroys home on Blanchard Road

Grafton firefighters in Tower One battle a fire in a garage at 48 Blanchard Road. Photo Credit: Jennifer Lord Paluzzi
The garage at 48 Blanchard Road was fully engulfed when Grafton firefighters arrived. Photo Credit: Jennifer Lord Paluzzi
The garage at 48 Blanchard Road was fully engulfed when Grafton firefighters arrived. Photo Credit: Jennifer Lord Paluzzi
The garage at 48 Blanchard Road was fully engulfed when Grafton firefighters arrived. Photo Credit: Jennifer Lord Paluzzi
Grafton firefighters, with assistance from Sutton, battle a fire at 48 Blanchard Street. Photo Credit: Jennifer Lord Paluzzi
Grafton firefighters, with assistance from Sutton, battle a fire at 48 Blanchard Street. Photo Credit: Jennifer Lord Paluzzi
Grafton firefighters battle a fire at 48 Blanchard Road. Photo Credit: Jennifer Lord Paluzzi
Grafton firefighters battle a fire at 48 Blanchard Road. Photo Credit: Jennifer Lord Paluzzi
Grafton firefighters battle a fire at 48 Blanchard Road. Photo Credit: Jennifer Lord Paluzzi
Sutton firefighters were called to assist in a Grafton fire at 48 Blanchard road. Photo Credit: Jennifer Lord Paluzzi
Grafton firefighters, with assistance from Sutton, battle a fire at 48 Blanchard Street. Photo Credit: Jennifer Lord Paluzzi
Grafton firefighters, with assistance from Sutton, battle a fire at 48 Blanchard Street. Photo Credit: Jennifer Lord Paluzzi
Grafton firefighters, with assistance from Sutton, battle a fire at 48 Blanchard Street. Photo Credit: Jennifer Lord Paluzzi
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GRAFTON, Mass. — A Blanchard Road family escaped from their home Monday night when a two-alarm fire that started in the garage quickly spread to the attic.

Bharat and Varsha Desai, of 48 Blanchard Road, were in their four-bedroom home when the fire broke out. The family escaped before firefighters arrived, according to Fire Chief Michael "Mickey" Gauthier. No injuries were reported.

The blaze started just after 10 p.m. When the fire department arrived, the garage was fully engulfed and had spread to the attic above the second floor. Two cars in ...
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