(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.