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Fire breaks out on roof of mixed-use building in Merrimack Valley

WCVB Boston logo WCVB Boston 6/28/2022
A fire broke out on the roof of a mixed-use building on School Street in Lowell, Massachusetts, on June 28, 2022. © Provided by WCVB Boston A fire broke out on the roof of a mixed-use building on School Street in Lowell, Massachusetts, on June 28, 2022.

Investigators are working to determine what caused a fire that broke out on the roof of a mixed-use building in Lowell, Massachusetts.

Lowell fire officials said the fire started in an area on top of a School Street building that roofers were working on. A deputy chief with the Lowell Fire Department said crews helped some of those workers off the roof, but did not call it a rescue.

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The mixed-use building where the fire broke out houses businesses, condos and apartments. Officials said two apartments in the building have water damage.

Residents of the building were able to make it outside on their own when the fire started. No injuries have been reported.

It is not clear how many residents and business owners have been displaced as a result of the fire.

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