BROCKTON — Four Brockton residents have been left homeless after a July 4 fire caused by fireworks debris damaged their house.

The Brockton Fire Department posted a statement to Facebook on Monday noting that the fire caused "considerable damage" to a residence at 14 Martin St.

According to the statement, the blaze was caused by fireworks debris that was placed too close to the house.

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It started shortly after 11 p.m. on July 4, the department stated.

Brockton fire crews also responded to four or more other nuisance fires over the weekend relating to holiday fireworks and fireworks debris, according to the department.

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