Officials respond to fire on Thurston Street in Somerville

SOMERVILLE, MA (WHDH) - Fire officials rushed to the scene of a fire on Thurston Street in Somerville just after 5p.m. on Friday.

Neighbors said they saw flames shooting out from the basement in the back of the house.

Officials said two people were working inside the front of the house when the fire started and had no idea that the back of the house was on fire.

According to Somerville Fire Chief Jim Lucia, a neighbor noticed the fire and ran in and told the workers to get out of the house immediately.

No one was injured and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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