Two Lynn firefighters were injured and two triple decker homes were destroyed in a massive four-alarm fire in Lynn Wednesday night. (Gayla Cawley)
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Two homes destroyed, two firefighters hurt in Lynn four-alarm fire

LYNN — Two Lynn firefighters were injured, at least two dozen people were displaced and two homes were destroyed in a massive four-alarm fire that raged for hours at the corner of Moulton and Boston streets Wednesday night. 

An hour after flames broke out, the incident had become a spectacle, with hundreds of people congregating in the area to watch the two buildings burn. 

Lynn Fire Chief Stephen Archer said the fire started at 1-3 Moulton St. shortly before 7 p.m. and quickly spread next door to 5 Moulton. By 8 p.m., large portions of both triple decker homes had collapsed and Archer …

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