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Fire engulfs three buildings in Salem

Salem Hancock Street Fire

Firefighters from Salem and surrounding communities battle a three building fire centered around 29 Hancock St. in Salem Monday afternoon.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Salem Hancock Street Fire

Firefighters from Salem and surrounding communities battle a three building fire centered around 29 Hancock St. in Salem Monday afternoon.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Salem Hancock Street Fire

Smoke envelops two Salem firefighters as they work to knock down a blaze at 29 Hancock St. in Salem Monday afternoon.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Salem Hancock Street Fire

Salem Deputy Fire Chief John Payne looks on as a fire rages at 29 Hancock St. in Salem Monday afternoon.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Salem Hancock Street Fire

Salem Fire Lt. Peter Schaeublin, left, speaks with Deputy Chief Keith Pelletier as crews work to knock down a blaze at 29 Hancock St. in Salem Monday afternoon.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Salem Hancock Street Fire

Firefighters hang out the window of 27 Hancock St. in Salem as they battle a fire in the neighboring home Monday afternoon.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Salem Hancock Street Fire

Flames show from the third floor of 29 Hancock St. in Salem as a fire rages Monady afternoon.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Salem Hancock Street Fire

A Salem firefighter cools his head with a water-soaked towel after exiting one of the buildings on fire on Hancock Street in Salem on Monday.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Salem Hancock Street Fire

Firefighters from Salem and surrounding communities battle a three building fire centered around 29 Hancock St. in Salem Monday afternoon.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Salem Hancock Street Fire

Water streams over a porch roof of a home on Hancock Street in Salem as a three-building fire rages on Monday.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Salem Hancock Street Fire

A Lynn firefighter runs a hose down Cabot Street in Salem as a three-building fire rages on neighboring Hancock Street Monday afternoon.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Salem Hancock Street Fire

A Salem firefighter runs a line of hose as a three-building fire rages on Hancock Street in Salem Monda afternoon.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Salem Hancock Street Fire

Spectators look on as a three-bulding fire rages on Hancock Street in Salem Monday afternoon.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Salem Hancock Street Fire

Firefighters from Salem and surrounding communities battle a three building fire centered around 29 Hancock St. in Salem Monday afternoon.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Salem Hancock Street Fire

Firefighters from Salem and surrounding communities battle a three building fire centered around 29 Hancock St. in Salem Monday afternoon.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Salem Hancock Street Fire

A Salem Deputy Fire Chief makes his way out of a wall of smoke on Geneva Street in Salem as a three-building fire rages on neighboring Hancock Street on Monday.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)
SALEM — A late-afternoon Monday fire on Hancock Street engulfed three buildings, forcing firefighters to establish a collapse zone.  The fire broke out as a “triple decker” at 29 Hancock…

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