Fire breaks out at Nahant’s home on Wharf Street


Nahant’s emergency personnel arrived at the scene and found flames coming from the roof of the building.

The Nahant Fire Department, along with other emergency personnel, managed to put out a fire on Wharf Street.

Nahant police first responded to a fire at 79 Wharf St. around 8:03 p.m. Thursday, according to a statement from the Nahant Fire Department.

When officers arrived, there was fire coming from the roof of the family home. However, no one appeared to be home and the family’s pets were taken outside.

A response was requested to an operating fire, or a fire that will require additional effort to put out, according to the release. Therefore, personnel from the Lynn Fire Department and the Swampscott Fire Department also arrived on the scene.

While there was fire, water and smoke damage to the home, no injuries were reported. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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