By CBSBoston.com Staff

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.

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The high heat index made it tough to battle the fire.

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“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.”

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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.

CBSBoston.com Staff