Millbury house fire displaces 4 families.

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Byline: Linda Bock

MILLBURY - A firefighter was injured and four families were displaced last night when fire ripped through a two-story multifamily home at 28 S. Main St. about 7 p.m.

The cause of the fire, which broke out on the left side of the second floor, is under investigation by Fire Chief David J. Rudge and Sgt. Michael J. Cook of the state fire marshal's office.

Chief Rudge said the injured firefighter was struck in the leg by a high-pressure fire hose near the truck and was treated in a nearby ambulance. He did not identify the firefighter.

Two of the families were at home in separate apartments at the time the fire broke out, and the other two families were not at home, according to Chief Rudge.

Officials did not have the information on the building owner's name. The apartment building, at South Main and Sycamore streets, sustained more than $100,000 in heavy fire, smoke and water damages, Chief Rudge said. Between 35 and 40 firefighters...

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