BILLERICA, MASS. (WHDH) - Firefighters braved frigid conditions while battling a house fire in Billerica Monday night.
Crews responding to Andover Street just before 8 p.m. found flames and thick smoke had engulfed a home.
Battling the blaze proved difficult for firefighters as wind chills dipped below zero.
“We’re having difficulty with water,” Billerica Deputy Chief Tom Ferraro said. “It probably took us a good hour to get a water supply. We have frozen hydrants, hydrants that haven’t been shoveled out, and hydrants that have been plowed in by private contractors.”
Officials temporarily shut down a portion of Andover Road.
It is unclear if anyone was inside the home.
No firefighters were injured.
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