28 displaced after massive fire rips through triple-decker in Southbridge

SOUTHBRIDGE, MASS. (WHDH) - Officials in Southbridge are investigating after a three-unit apartment went up in flames Friday morning.

Fire crews responded around 10 a.m. to the complex on Rose Street and found fast-moving flames shooting from the building.

Officials said dozens of firefighters responded to the four-alarm blaze as residents scrambled to safety.

Twenty-eight people, including 13 children, were displaced by the fire. The Red Cross is assisting.

Officials said they were able to knock down the blaze with relative ease because of the calm winds.

No injuries were reported.

The state fire marshal’s office is leading an investigation.


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