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Lowell 3rd Alarm Foster St

By PATRICK KERRIGAN, Correspondent | May 14, 2020 | MASSACHUSETTS

Story No. 051520114

Lowell, MA - Lowell firefighters were called to this fire on Foster St on 5/14/20. Upon arrival, smoke was showing from the large 2 1/2 woodframe. Crews made an aggressive interior attack and found fire in the floors and running the walls to the third floor and attic. The incident command struck a 2nd alarm bringing in more companies. Fire took over the 3rd floor and attic and firefighters were pulled from the building for a defensive attack and command struck a 3rd alarm. After the heavy fire was knocked down with master streams, deck guns and big handlines, crews made entry again to chase the remaining pockets of fire. Crews remained on scene for a while overhauling.

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