ONSET — Firefighters are battling a blaze in Onset that began in a house on Bedard Road this afternoon, and quickly spread to two other nearby houses.

Wareham Week is reporting that the fire was reported in a two-structure house around 3:20 p.m., later spreading to two other houses within an hour.

The houses, which sit behind Lopes Field Playground, have long been vacant are are known "party spots" for area youth. Firefighters from Plymouth, Bourne, Carver and Marion are helping to fight the fires.