5 Displaced After 2-alarm Fire in Boston's Dorchester Neighborhood

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    NEWSLETTERS

    (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.