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Firefighter Injured, 14 Displaced After Fire in Boston's Mattapan Neighborhood

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    14 Displaced After Mattapan Fire

    The fire was located at a building on Evelyn Street. A nearby restaurant was being used as a temporary shelter from the cold.

    (Published Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018)

    A firefighter was injured and 14 people were displaced following a 2-alarm fire in Boston's Mattapan neighborhood Sunday night.

    The fire was located at a building on Evelyn Street. It has since been knocked down, but crews are monitoring hot spots. 

    A nearby restaurant was used as a temporary shelter from the cold. Of the people displaced, 10 were adults and four were children.

    One firefighter was taken to a local hospital for a shoulder injury.

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    Video from the scene showed large flames coming from the building.

    The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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