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Firefighters Rescue Four from MA Fire

Firefighters rescued four people trapped on a fourth-floor balcony of a burning multifamilly dwelling in Brockton, Massachusetts. The two-alarm fire occurred early Sunday and displaced five families, but no residents were injured. The Boston Globe reported (http://bo.st/M78hcG) that basement fire on Main Street broke out about 1:45 a.m. Two minutes after receiving the call, firefighters arrived to find flames filling the first floor apartment of the six-unit building, according to Robert McGrann, a captain in the fire department. Thirty-one firefighters from Brockton's nine firetrucks were called in to help battle the fire because of exposure issues. Several trees and an auto parts store ...

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