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Crews Remain on Scene After Massive Fire Destroys Warehouse in Brockton, Mass.

The fire has been put out, but crews are monitoring for hot spots

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    Authorities remain on the scene Friday morning after a massive 7-alarm blaze tore through an old furniture warehouse in Brockton. (Published Friday, July 15, 2016)

    Authorities remain on the scene Friday morning after a massive 7-alarm blaze tore through an old furniture warehouse in Brockton, Massachusetts.

    The fire was reported around 8:30 p.m. Thursday on North Montello Street. Surrounding homes were evacuated and power in the area was cut. 

    The fire has been put out, but crews are monitoring for hot spots. 

    Fire officials say one firefighter was treated at a local hospital with minor injuries. No other injuries were reported. Two people living on the property were able to get away safely. 

    Deputy Chief Kevin Galligan says the MBTA had to be shut down because the tracks for the Montello and Downtown stops run behind the building. 

    He says the building is at least 100 years old and is completely uninhabitable.


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