As of 12:50 p.m. Friday afternoon Ha-Tien on Main Street is on fire. Roughly 10 fire trucks are at the scene, working to put the fire out. Traffic is backed up to the intersection of May Street. Check back as Worcester Mag continues to update the situation.
Update 1:09 p.m – This is a two-alarm fire. Firemen are breaking down windows and walls to get in, and they are aiming their hoses into the basement. According to Lieutenant Steve Rousseau, “we haven’t been in there, but initial reports are it’s in the cellar. That’s all we know.” There’s also reports that the basement is packed wall-to-wall with stuff which could make it difficult for the firefighters to get in. No injuries reported.
Update 1:15pm – Conflicting reports on if anyone was injured. EMT’s on the scene say no one was injured, but another source says two people were taken away for smoke inhalation.