Store with apartments above burns in Massachusetts city
Lowell, Massachusetts firefighters responded to a fire in a three story apartment building on fire at 866 Central Street. Firefighters reportedly tried to rescue a man trapped in the building but were unable to due to fire conditions inside (AP photo/Jon Hill, Lowell Sun).
Videos below of the fireground courtesy of the Lowell Sun. Read more at "1 Dead in Lowell Fire".
Check out this older post from Dave LeBlanc about another tough job where Lowell firefighters made a push, "Broken Rules".
"Massachusetts Firefighters Battle Four-Alarm Blaze" FireRescue Magazine/FirefighterNation
Bill Carey is the daily news and blog manager for Elsevier Public Safety (FireRescue Magazine/Firefighter Nation, JEMS and LawOfficer sites.) Bill also manages the FireEMSBlogs.com network and is a former volunteer lieutenant with the Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department in Prince George's County, Maryland.
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