5 displaced after 2-alarm fire in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood

February 27, 2014, 11:07 am
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(NECN) – According to the Boston Fire Department, a two-alarm fire has been knocked down and five people have been displaced as a result.

The department responded at 10:19 Thursday morning to 24 Freeman St. in Dorchester.

There are no reported injuries and the Red Cross is assisting those who have been displaced.

The fire chief estimates damage at $300,000. One firefighter was treated and transported by Boston EMS for burn injury.

Investigators have determined the cause to be due to careless disposal of smoking material.

Tags: Boston, Fire, red cross, Dorchester
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