Students escape house fire

By Jordan Cannava

Several Fitchburg State University students have been left temporarily homeless after fire burned their house this morning at 190 Highland Ave.

The fire, which started at 5:00 am on Friday, February 11, “destroyed the second and third floors,” acting Deputy Fire Chief Brian Belliveau told the Fitchburg Sentinel.

After 2 hours, and aided by 24 firefighters, the fire was finally subdued.

Traffic was detoured due to the fire, according to Campus Police Chief James Hamel.

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