EVERETT, MASS. (WHDH) - A large fire at an Everett multifamily home has displaced five people, including a child, according to the city’s deputy fire chief.

When firefighters arrived around 4:30 a.m. to the home near the high school, they saw heavy flames coming from a rear porch that spread quickly to the inside of the building up to the attic. Because the fire spread so fast, crews from Medford, Chelsea, Melrose and Boston all came to the scene.

Everett Deputy Fire Chief Sean Dattoli said that crews made an “aggressive” interior attack,” but once the fire got inside, crews were moved back outside.

After the flames subsided, the roof was visibly caved in near a large hole. Crews are planning to demolish a portion of the home.

No injuries to firefighters or civilians have been reported.

The Red Cross is helping the people displaced by the fire.

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