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The video above shows the collapse of a burning home at 68 Fairfield Avenue in Holyoke, Massachusetts last (Saturday) evening around 6:00 p.m.

Dave Canton, MassLive.com:

Officials said five adults and an infant made it out safely and no one was injured.

Efforts to stop the fire were hampered by problems with the two hydrants closest to the home, said Holyoke Fire Department Capt. Kevin Cavagnac. One hydrant was completely inoperable and the other had very low flow, he said.

The front of the building collapsed about 6:45, and a second collapse happened about 7:10, leaving about a quarter of the home standing.

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