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Four Displaced in Cross Street Fire Tuesday Morning

No one was injured, according to the fire department.

Credit: Patch.com
Credit: Patch.com
Update, Tuesday, 4:35 p.m.: The American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts said that four people—three adults and one child—were displaced in the fire. An earlier version of this article, based on initial reports from the Red Cross and the Somerville Fire Department, said six people were displaced.

The Red Cross supplied the displaced residents with "emergency shelter (a hotel stay), emergency funds for food, clothing and winter coats, comfort kits (toiletries) and smoke packs—strong detergents used to remove the grime of soot and the smell of smoke from clothing," according to an email from the Red Cross.

ORIGINAL ARTICLE:

Dec. 31, 2013, 12:11 p.m.:

A Tuesday morning fire at 127 Cross St. in Somerville displaced six people, according to the American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts, which responded to the incident.

Firefighters responded to the fire at around 10:42 a.m., according to Deputy Chief Patrick Sullivan of the Somerville Fire Department.

Sullivan said it was a one-room fire on the second floor of the building, and there were no injuries.

As of 12 p.m. Sullivan did not have information about the cause of the fire or the extent of the damage it caused.

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