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5 People Homeless Following Fire in Palmer

Palmer, Mass. (WGGB) — Firefighters have been able to knock down a fire at an apartment building on Fox Street in Palmer.

That’s according to our crew on scene.

Emergency personnel received the call  just before 9:00 p.m. Thursday for a fire in the area of 26 Fox Street.

Firefighters could be seen spraying down water into the top floor of the building from a ladder truck.

A lot of smoke can still be seen there as well.

Our crew reports someone was removed from the building on a stretcher.

The Monson Fire Department is providing mutual aid to Palmer.

The Red Cross says they are assisting a family of 5 people including 1 handicap individual who have been displaced by the fire.

At this time no further details have been made available.

Stay tuned to ABC40 News for the latest on this developing story.