CHELSEA (CBS) – Crews doused a 5-alarm fire that impacted six homes on Arlington Street on Sunday afternoon.
All of the homes’ occupants got out safely after the fire erupted around 4 p.m. One firefighter suffered smoke inhalation.READ MORE: Elijah Lewis Search: Large Police Presence In Abington Related To Missing 5-Year-Old Boy
One resident told WBZ-TV she was watching movies after having dinner when a neighbor knocked on her door to warn her of the fire. Another resident was thankful to be alive.
“I am just traumatized. I thought it was all a bad dream,” Vaida Michelle told WBZ-TV.
Also, firefighters rescued a cat from one of the homes impacted. The cat’s name is Smoky.READ MORE: MAP: Town-By-Town COVID Vaccination Rates For School-Aged Children
The cause of the fire is under investigation. The Red Cross is on the scene to assist anybody impact by the fire.
Shuttle buses are running between North Station and Lynn to replace the Newburyport/Rockport line 2165 train, according to the MBTA. A portion of Arlington Street runs over the Commuter rail tracks.
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