Firefighters Battle 3-Alarm Peabody, Mass. Fire; Buildings Evacuated | NECN

Firefighters Battle 3-Alarm Peabody, Mass. Fire; Buildings Evacuated

Fire officials said the blaze broke out at 2 Fifth Street at about 3:30 p.m.

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    (Published Tuesday, July 12, 2016)

    Firefighters battled a 3-alarm blaze at an industrial building in Peabody, Massachusetts into Tuesday evening. The fire prompted evacuations from surrounding buildings and was monitored by the state's hazmat division.

    Fire officials said the blaze broke out at 2 Fifth Street at about 3:30 p.m.

    Initial reports indicated that all occupants made it out of the building, according to fire officials; other surrounding buildings were evacuated.

    Representatives from the state's Fire Marshal office along with Hazmat crews responded to the scene.

    RAW VIDEO: Crews Battle 3-Alarm Fire

    [NECN]RAW VIDEO: Crews Battle 3-Alarm Fire in Peabody, Mass.
    Aerial footage shows massive plumes of smoke rising from an industrial building in Peabody, Massachusetts. (Published Tuesday, July 12, 2016)

    Aerial footage showed a massive plume of smoke coming from the building.

    There was no word on what caused the fire.

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