When firefighters arrived at the scene, they found heavy smoke coming from the second floor of the multi-family house and people hanging out of windows. Crews were able to knock down the blaze and rescue five people via ladders, according to Worcester Fire Department Andrew White said.
11 tenants displaced by fire on May Street, Worcester
“We had earplugs in,” Melisa Giedraitis said. “It wasnt from the alarm, there were no alarms going off.”
Injuries reported in 3-alarm Worcester fire at multi-family home
Fourteen people were displaced in the blaze. Authorities did not detail the extent of the injuries the seven people who were hospitalized suffered but said three of those people sustained serious injuries.
At least seven people were hospitalized after an early-morning fire at a multi-family home in Worcester, according to reports.
The 3-alarm fire began overnight at a three-story, multi-family home at 77 Merryfield St. in Worcester.
Worcester firefighters and emergency responders were called to the scene to rescue people inside. Some residents were sleeping inside the home when the fire broke out, according to NBC Boston.
The network reports seven people, three of whom reportedly suffered serious injuries, were transported to local hospitals. In total, 14 people were displaced during the blaze, NBC Boston reports.
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