Worcester firefighters extinguish three-alarm fire on Pilgrim Street – The Boston Globe

Worcester firefighters extinguish three-alarm fire on Pilgrim Street - The Boston Globe
Fire hits house on Pilgrim Ave. in Worcester
Firefighters put out a large fire at a home on Pilgrim Street in Worcester early morning Monday, officials said.

Worcester firefighters responded to a three-alarm at 247 Pilgrim St. around 12:15 a.m., according to Deputy Fire Chief Martin Dyer of the Worcester Fire Department.

Engines arrived to find a heavy fire at the front porch of the three-story home, Dyer said, and the flames eventually extended to the upper floors and attic of the home. He said that it took firefighters about 40 minutes to extinguish the blaze after arriving on Pilgrim Street.

Dyer said no one was injured in the fire. Two people living on the second floor were displaced, according to Dyer, and the American Red Cross Massachusetts reported that it was helping those displaced residents.

Companies overhauling 3rd alarm fire on Pilgrim Ave. no injuries reported. 2 residents displaced. Heavy fire on front porches extending into 2nd, 3rd floors and the attic. Radiant heat damage to adjacent house. Great job by gr. 1 preventing exposure fire pic.twitter.com/vjrOSbsSMP

Worcester firefighters extinguished a three-alarm blaze on Pilgrim Avenue early Monday morning. (Worcester Fire Department)

Two people were displaced after a three-alarm fire tore through a Worcester home early Monday morning.

The Worcester Fire Department said the blaze, which happened just after midnight, heavily damaged a triple-decker on Pilgrim Avenue in the citys Grafton Hill neighborhood.

The department reported heavy fire on the homes front porches that extended into the second and third floors, as well as the attic. There was also radiant heat damage to an adjacent house.

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