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Firefighter Injured Battling 2-Alarm Blaze in Charlestown

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    A firefighter was injured battling a 2-alarm blaze in Boston's Charlestown neighborhood on Friday morning. (Published Friday, Sept. 8, 2017)

    A firefighter was injured battling a 2-alarm fire in Boston's Charlestown neighborhood on Friday morning.

    Officials said the fire at 24 Middlesex St. started around 7 a.m., and that flames were already showing as firefighters arrived.

    One firefighter suffered minor burns and was transported to a local hospital. No one else was injured.

    The building was a single-family home, according to fire officials, and two people were displaced by the fire.

    Aerial footage of the scene from NBC Boston's Sky Ranger showed smoke coming from a charred roof and window on the top floor of the 2-1/2-story townhouse.

    Damage to the building is estimated at $100,000.

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