Firefighter injured battling 2-alarm duplex fire in Leominster

LEOMINSTER, MASS. (WHDH) - Fire crews battled a raging, two-alarm fire overnight that consumed a duplex in Leominster and left two people, including a firefighter, injured, officials said.

Crews responding to the fire on Lincoln Terrace about 1 a.m. ran into some issues getting water on the building, fire officials said, allowing the blaze to quickly spread.

One firefighter suffered minor injuries while battling the blaze and one of the building’s six tenants was taken to the hospital to be evaluated.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.