Crews battle massive fire at building in Brockton

BROCKTON, Mass. (WHDH) –  Crews battled a massive fire Saturday evening at a commercial building in Brockton.

Brockton Fire responded to the old Beaver Woodworking building on Brockton Avenue, according to the city’s mayor. The building, which is across from Brockton Hospital, is now the home of New Heights Construction company.

The building contained stacks of wood and other home building materials, according to firefighters, which caught fire quickly.

Crews had to battle the ice along with the flames. Firefighters rotated crews in and out of rehab units to stay warm.

Firefighters from several towns assisted Brockton firefighters.

There were no reported injuries, according to fire officials.

It’s unclear what started the fire. The cause is under investigation.

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