Fire Damages At Least Two Buildings In Lowell

LOWELL (CBS) — A three-alarm fire Saturday afternoon has damaged at least two buildings in Lowell, according to the Red Cross and witnesses.

No one was living in the first building to catch fire on East Merrimack Street, Red Cross spokeswoman Kat Powers said. But the fire spread to at least one other building, which had three apartments, she said.

Electricity to the neighborhood was cut while firefighters battled the blaze, Powers said.

One building severely damaged and a second was evacuated.

Firefighters were called to 151 East Merrimack St. shortly before 2 p.m. After the fire started, smoke could be seen coming from the building, then flames eventually burned through the roof. The adjacent building at 133 East Merrimack St. was been evacuated.

The address is part of a commercial-residential block near Lowell Memorial Auditorium.

Comments

One Comment

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Boston

Download Our App
Download Weather App

Listen Live