CHELSEA, Mass. — Multiple people have been forced out of their home and a firefighter was transported to the hospital after a fire broke out Tuesday morning.
Chelsea firefighters responding to Blossom Street around 1:00 a.m. found heavy flames spewing from the back porch of a multi-family home, according to the Deputy Fire Chief. He says the heat and humidity presented a problem for responding crews, and their big concern was the fire spreading to a nearby home.
Authorities say one firefighter was injured and transported to a Boston hospital while trying to battle the blaze. He is expected to be okay.
Over 20 people have been displaced from the 6 unit apartment building. Two cats were also rescued from the fire, according to the Deputy Chief.
The building is considered a total loss.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
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