MATTAPOISETT – A fire in a single-family home at 141 Fairhaven Road today caused an estimated $100,000 in damages.

Fire Chief Andrew Murray said Mattapoisett firefighters were called to the scene at 10:09 a.m. by the lone resident home at the time, who was unhurt.

The fire started in the rear of the building, and damaged the basement as well as 10 to 20 percent of the first floor. The entire home suffered smoke damage.

Firefighters were able to knock down the fire before it extended into the main section of the house, and the cause is still under investigation. The fire was brought under control in approximately 25 minutes with 22 firefighters, Chief Murray said. The Red Cross was called in to assist the three adult occupants that live in the home.

Firefighters were finished at the scene at about 2:46 p.m. The home is not currently habitable.

According to the Mattapoisett Fire & Rescue Facebook page, “Chief 1, Engine 1, Engine 2, Engine 4, and Rescue 1 responded to a structure fire this morning on Fairhaven Road. Upon arrival crews had heavy fire from the rear of the building and heavy fire in the basement. Crews made an aggressive attack on the fire and were able to knock it down before it extended into the main section of the home. Marion Fire / EMS and Fairhaven Fire-EMS provided assistance on the scene while the Rochester Fire Department provided station coverage.”