SEABROOK, NH (WHDH) — Several people in Seabrook were displaced early Wednesday morning by an apartment blaze that spread to a popular market and destroyed it.

Firefighters said flames broke out around 3:30 a.m. on Ocean Avenue and destroyed Catalano’s Market on Route 1A, along with two apartments on the second floor.

The flames spread quickly and ripped through entire building, reducing it to a pile of ash.

“Everything we have is gone. We lost a couple pets,” one resident told 7News.

Seven people were able to escape the fire. No injuries were reported.

Crews from as far away as Newburyport, Massachusetts,  were called in to help battle the blaze. More than 50 firefighters battled the wind-driven flames.

Residents said the building burned to the ground in a matter of minutes.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. At this point, officials said the fire does not appear to be suspicious.

 

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