Five families without a home after five-alarm fire in Sturbridge

Firefighters put out the fire late Wednesday evening

From the Brimfield Police Department Twitter

STURBRIDGE, Mass. (WWLP) —Five families are without a home in Sturbridge just days before Christmas after a fire destroyed their home.

Sturbridge Fire Lt. Marinelli told 22News firefighters put out the five-alarm fire at 23 Brookfield Road late Wednesday night.

The multi-family home was destroyed from the fire, and the five families that lived there are unable to return home.

Surrounding fire departments were called in for mutual aid, including Brimfield, Warren, Charlton and the state fire team.

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