Seven individuals have been displaced and a firefighter was injured after a 3-alarm blaze tore by way of a Quincy residence Sunday morning, Deputy Hearth Chief Ed Fenby stated.
Firefighters have been referred to as to forty one Copeland St. about 5:30 a.m. Sunday for the blaze. The hearth began in a single-story attachment — the building appeared to have been combined-use at one level — and spread to the adjoining 2 ½ story wood body residence, Fenby stated.
The hearth was knocked down by about 9 a.m., Fenby stated, but firefighters remained on scene about noon Sunday putting out scorching spots and conducting an investigation.
A firefighter suffered a minor knee damage and was handled on scene, Fenby stated. The American Purple Cross is aiding the seven individuals who have been displaced.
Fenby stated the constructing is probably going “a total loss.”
“The hearth burned by means of the roof. The building will in all probability have to be raised,” he stated.