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Gardner Battles Two-Alarm Structure Fire

By KEVIN MOSIO, Correspondent | November 09, 2020 | MASSACHUSETTS

Story No. 110920118

Athol, MA - On Monday, November 9th, the Gardner Fire Department responded to 22 Coburn Avenue for a reported building fire with people trapped inside. On arrival they found heavy fire conditions on the 'C' side of the building. A second-alarm was struck, bringing in mutual aid to the scene and for station coverage. They made a very aggressive interior attack and completed a primary search, and thankfully all occupants were able to get out prior to their arrival. Mutual aid from Westminster, Hubbardston, Ashburnham, Winchendon and Templeton assisted at the scene. Barre and Fitchburg were the cover companies.

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