Two people rescued from roof as flames shoot from house in Lynn

2 people rescued from roof as flames shoot from house in Lynn

LYNN, Mass. — Fire crews worked to contain a 2-alarm fire on Birch Street early Thursday morning.

The fire started around 4 a.m. in a multifamily home, Lynn Fire Chief Stephen Archer said. Two people had to be rescued from the roof and at least 9 people have been displaced. No injuries were reported.

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Flames were seen in the attic area more than an hour after the fire started.

Fire officials have ruled the cause of the fire as accidental.