Firefighters battle two-alarm blaze in Watertown

Watertown Fire Department
Flames were visible when fire crews arrived at the home on North Beacon Street Friday afternoon.

As a major thunderstorm rolled through Massachusetts late Friday afternoon, a 2-alarm fire broke out at a home in Watertown.

It was not clear if lightning sparked the blaze that sent flames raging through the upper floors of the home on North Beacon Street around 4 p.m.

Watertown police and fire could not be reached for comment.

Flames were showing on the second floor when firefighters arrived, Watertown fire wrote on Facebook.

A second alarm was quickly ordered, the statement said.

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