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Blaze damages 2 buildings in Lynn

Lynn firefighters are responding to a fire on Bennett Circle, officials said.

Lynn police received a report of the fire at about 4:10 p.m., Lynn Police Lieutenant James Shorten said.

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The building at 8 Bennett Circle is a residential apartment building, Shorten said.

“They’re [the fire department] probably going to be there for a little bit,” Shorten said.

TV news helicopter footage showed two buildings side by side, one of them more heavily damaged than the other. Firefighters were working on the roofs of both buildings.

No further information was immediately available.

Below are social media posts from the scene.

Trisha Thadani can be reached at trisha.thadani@globe.com.Follow her on Twitter @TrishaThadani.
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