OUR MOBILE APP. ANTOINETTE: RIGHT NOW FOUR HOMES ARE DESTROYED AFTER A FAST-MOVING FIRE IN LAWRENCE, AND INVESTIGATORS ARE TRYING TO FIGURE OUT HOW IT STARTED. THREE MULTIFAMILY HOMES WERE HEAVILY DAMAGED ON SARATOGA STREET, ANOTHER ON BENNINGTON STREET. AT THE HEIGHT OF THE FIRE, FLAMES WERE SHOOTING OUT OF THE WINDOWS AND ROOFS OF THE BUILDINGS. FIREFIGHTERS HIT FIVE ALARMS TO BRING IN ADDITIONAL HELP FROM OTHER COMMUNITIES. THE FIRE CHIEF SAYS THERE WERE A NUMBER OF CHALLENGES AT THE SCENE. >> WE HAD A LOT OF PROBLEMS BECAUSE ONE, THE CONGESTED AREA. TWO, THE WIND PICKED UP AND HAD EXTREMELY HEAVY FIRE IN A ROW, BUT THREE, PEOPLE WOULD NOT GET OUT OF OUR WAY. IT WAS TOO INTERESTING TO COME SEE A FIRE, AND THEY PREVENTED US FROM GETTING IN. ANTOINETTE: ONE PERSON WAS INJU

Four buildings destroyed in fast-moving fire in Lawrence

Updated: 6:17 AM EDT Apr 5, 2021

Four multi-family homes were destroyed Sunday in a fast-moving fire in Lawrence, officials said.The fire, which started shortly before 7 p.m., affected buildings on Saratoga Street and Bennington.At the height of the fire, flames were shooting out of the windows and roofs of the buildings. In addition to the Lawrence Fire Department, crews from multiple nearby towns also battled the flames.Lawrence Mayor Kendrys Vasquez asked displaced residents to go to the Command Center on Lawrence Street near Pollo Tipico and Farrah Funeral Home for Red Cross assistance.One person was injured in the fire, which remains under investigation.

LAWRENCE, Mass. — Four multi-family homes were destroyed Sunday in a fast-moving fire in Lawrence, officials said.The fire, which started shortly before 7 p.m., affected buildings on Saratoga Street and Bennington.
At the height of the fire, flames were shooting out of the windows and roofs of the buildings. In addition to the Lawrence Fire Department, crews from multiple nearby towns also battled the flames.Lawrence Mayor Kendrys Vasquez asked displaced residents to go to the Command Center on Lawrence Street near Pollo Tipico and Farrah Funeral Home for Red Cross assistance.One person was injured in the fire, which remains under investigation.