COATESVILLE, Pa. (WPVI) -- Firefighters battled a three-alarm fire in Coatesville, Chester County.
The fire broke out around noon Thursday on the 800 block of Merchant Street.
A second alarm was quickly struck.
The American Red Cross says the fire reached three alarms.
The fire was placed under control just after 1:00 p.m.
The Red Cross is assisting two families affected by the blaze.
There are no reports of injuries.