LAWRENCE, MA (WHDH) - A large fire ripped through multi-family home in Lawrence late Thursday night.
The fire broke out at the triple-decker on Kendall Street around 10:30 p.m. and displaced 13 people.
Officials said the flames devoured the back of the home. They said strong winds threatened to spread the blaze to neighboring buildings.
The Lawrence Fire Department called in help from several neighboring communities to help extinguish the fire.
No one was hurt in the incident, officials said.
The home was not deemed a complete loss, but residents will not be able to return due to extensive damage.
Investigators are trying to determine what sparked the fire.
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