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Lynn firefighters battle blaze

Essex Street Fire

A small rainbow forms around a group of firefighters as they knock down the three-alarm fire at 56 Essex St., in Lynn.

(Photo by Spenser R. Hasak)

Essex Street Fire

A firefighters unravels a hose as crews work to extinguish a three-alarm fire at 56 Essex St., in Lynn.

(Photo by Spenser R. Hasak)

Essex Street Fire

Fire crews from multiple communities fight a three-alarm fire at 56 Essex St., in Lynn.

(Photo by Spenser R. Hasak)

Essex Street Fire

A Lynn firefighter works to extinguish a three-alarm fire at 56 Essex St.

(Photo by Spenser R. Hasak)

Essex Street Fire

Firefighters works to extinguish a three-alarm fire at 56 Essex St.

(Photo by Spenser R. Hasak)

Essex Street Fire

Firefighters on a ladder shoot water on a three-alarm fire at 56 Essex St., in Lynn.

(Photo by Spenser R. Hasak)

Essex Street Fire

Smoke from a three-alarm fire at 56 Essex St., in Lynn partially blocks out the sun.

(Photo by Spenser R. Hasak)
LYNN — Off-duty Nahant Firefighter Robert Barreda spotted flames coming from 56 Essex St. Wednesday morning and rushed into the building to help 13 residents flee safely from the blaze.…

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