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Firefighters Battle 4-Alarm Blaze in Newburyport

There were no reports of injuries

Firefighters battled a 4-alarm blaze in Newburyport, Massachusetts on Monday afternoon.

The fire was first reported around 2:30 p.m. at 155 High St., fire officials said. Upon arrival, they found heavy fire showing on the second floor of the wood-frame structure. The blaze engulfed the second and third floors of the building, partially extending to an adjoining building at 157 High St. before it was brought under control around 4:30 p.m.

There were no reports of injuries to any residents or firefighters.

Aerial footage from NBC10 Boston's Sky Ranger helicopter showed smoke pouring from the building, located in a densely populated part of the city just outside of downtown.

More than a half dozen emergency vehicles surrounded the scene and firefighters could be seen working on top of the building. In all, firefighters from 16 neighboring communities either responded to the scene or provided station coverage.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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