REVERE (CBS) – Two firefighters were taken to the hospital for heat exhaustion after battling a fire in Revere Wednesday afternoon.
Flames and thick smoke were pouring from the roof of the three-story home on Kingman Avenue. Firefighters were able to rescue a dog that was trapped inside the home.READ MORE: Police Officer Rushes Into Burning Somerville Home, Alerting Residents To Fire
The high heat index made it tough to battle the fire.READ MORE: Teenagers Arrested After Fight At South Boston Beach Amid Concerns Over Liquor Deliveries
“It was trapped up between the ceiling and the attic area, so it’s very difficult to access that,” said Revere Fire Chief Chris Bright. “We had to start pulling ceilings, cutting holes in the roof.”MORE NEWS: Final Farewell For Slain Braintree Police K-9 Kitt Set For Tuesday At Gillette Stadium
All five people who live in the home have been accounted for and made it out safely. There is no word on what caused the fire.