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6-Alarm Condo Fire Shuts Down Route 20 In Marlborough

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MARLBOROUGH (CBS) – Several streets were shut down in Marlborough Monday morning as a six-alarm fire tore through a condominium complex.

Police closed part of Route 20 after flames started shooting out of the top floor of the four-story Lake Williams condos at about 9:30 a.m.

fire2 6 Alarm Condo Fire Shuts Down Route 20 In Marlborough

Firefighters battle condo fire in Marlborough. (Photo from Bernice Corpuz)

Acting Fire Chief Jim Fortin says the fire likely started on the top floor in what is believed to be a storage area. He says battling the fire was not easy. “As we were trying to get it cut off, it kept jumping on us,” he says.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Bernice Corpuz reports

All of the residents of the 30-unit building got out safely. Two firefighters sustained minor injuries.

There’s no word yet on a cause.

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