Firefighters battle huge fireplace in Lawrence Sunday – Boston 25 Information
LAWRENCE, Mass. – Lawrence firefighters fought a large fire that reached Saratoga Street, Bennington Street, and Myrtle Street in the city. This fire, which started sometime on Sunday evening, caused officials to close several streets in the area.
The fire reached five alarms and severely damaged at least three homes.
MORE: A closer look at one of the damaged homes on Myrtle Street. You can see the house behind and the house next to it on fire. Several agencies on site. @ boston25 pic.twitter.com/6A6e1yvOp3
– Kirsten Glavin (@kirstenglavin) April 4, 2021
“My aunt lost everything in this fire,” said Adriana Morales. “Fortunately everyone came out well, material things of course not, but she and her boyfriend are fine.”
Woburn firefighters tweeted that the town’s fire department had been headed to Lawrence to help fight the fire, as had North Andover Fire. Fire departments from Worcester and Haverhill also helped.
Woburn Engine 2 is on its way to Lawrence for a 5-alarm fire
– Woburn Fire (@WoburnFire) April 5, 2021
The Red Cross was there to help those affected by the fire on Sunday.
# Nordost1 Red Cross in response to an MFF multi-family fire in #Lawrence that reportedly displaces an unknown number of adults and an unknown number of children. We offer convenience, financial assistance, and long-term recovery services.
– RedCrossMA (@RedCrossMA) April 5, 2021
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