On Friday April 27 at approximately 545am firefighters from group 2 were dispatched to 125 Pleasant St after a passerby noticed smoke coming from the home. Upon arrival companies gained entry to the home and were met with extreme heat and smoke. The fire was located on the first floor of the home which was undergoing a renovation. Reading Fire was called in as a Rapid Intervention Team and Stoneham Fire was also called in to cover the town while crews brought the fire under control. The fire is being investigated by the State Police and the Wakefield Fire Department Fire Investigation Unit. The cause of the fire appears to be accidental.