Fire departments from Ashburnham, Ashby, Gardner, Winchendon, Rindge, Fitchburg, and Townsend respond to a 4-alarm fire at 40 Central Street in Ashburnham, an apartment building owned by Cushing Academy, Wednesday afternoon. The first floor was occupied and the second and third were under renovation. Nobody was injured.
A Fitchburg firefighter makes his way down a ladder after venting the roof of the building.
A Gardner firefighter walks across the front yard as a rainbow forms due to spray from the fire hoses.