AYER, MASS. (WHDH) - Two firefighters were injured in a blaze on Wright Road in Ayer Monday morning.

Officials said the fire broke out around 8:30 a.m. Firefighters were called in from surrounding towns to help battle the large flames.

Crews were able to put the fire out in roughly an hour.

Officials said six people live in the home, though only one man was present when the fire started. 

Speaking with 7NEWS, that man, Ray Maguire said he was thankful he was able to escape.

“I woke up to a sound of crackling, or whatever, and I got up and saw the smoke,” Maguire said. 

Maguire said there were already flames in a kitchen area when he went there to get a fire extinguisher. 

“My nephew was at the door and dragged me out,” Maguire said.

Two firefighters were treated for minor injuries and are expected to be okay.

The cause of the fire remained under investigation as of Monday afternoon. 

This is a developing story; stay with 7NEWS on-air and online for the latest updates.

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