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Lynn fire injures two, leaves dozens homeless

Lafayette Park Fire

The scene of a two-alarm fire on Lafayette Park in Lynn Friday afternoon.

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Lafayette Park Fire

Members of the Lynn Fire Department clear away part of the roof of an apartment complex on Lafayette Park in Lynn as they work to make sure the fire is extinguished.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Lafayette Park Fire

EMTs administer oxygen and care to a cat rescued from a fire on Lafayette Park Friday afternoon.

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Lafayette Park Fire

A Lynn Animal Control officer carries a cat that was rescued from a fire on Lafayette Park in Lynn Friday afternoon.

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Lafayette Park Fire

Derek Spilateri, a firefighter with Lynn Fire Department's Ladder 1, takes a moment to cool off with a damp cloth after fighting a fire on Lafayette Park Friday afternoon.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)
LYNN — More than 30 people were left homeless and two people were injured after a two-alarm fire tore through an apartment building on Lafayette Park Friday afternoon.  The fire broke out at 8 Lafayette Park at approximately 1:50 p.m., with black smoke visible to drivers and pedestrians making their way down intersecting Broad Street. …

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