By CBSBoston.com Staff

REVERE (CBS) – Nine people were forced out after a fire started at a home in Revere. Fortunately, no one was hurt.

Firefighters were summoned to the home on Revere Beach Parkway just after 6 p.m., where they found flames on the second floor.

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Deputy Fire Chief Anthony Giampietro said everyone got out safely, and the firefighters were able to put out the flames quickly because of the house’s proximity to the station.

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“The fire station is right down the the street here, a couple houses down, so the guys got here right away and got right to work,” Giampietro said. “Everybody self-evacuated.”

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The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

CBSBoston.com Staff