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Mother, Child Rescued From 2-Alarm Dorchester Fire

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    Firefighters Rescue Mother and Son from Fire in Dorchester

    Boston firefighters rescued a mother and son from an overnight fire at a triple-decker in Dorchester.

    (Published Thursday, May 31, 2018)

    A mother and child were rescued from a 2-alarm fire in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood.

    Fire officials responded around 8:15 p.m. Wednesday to a fire at 6 Woodward Park St., a three-decker building. A mother and child were taken down a ladder to safety.

    Both patients were taken to a hospital by Boston EMS. The nature and extent of their injuries were not immediately known.

    One firefighter suffered smoke inhalation but were expected to be OK.

    Firefighter Rescues Mother and Child From Blaze

    [NECN] Firefighter Rescues Mother and Child From Blaze

    A mother and child were rescued Wednesday night as crews battled a 2-alarm fire in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston.

    (Published Thursday, May 31, 2018)

    Approximately 10 residents were displaced.

    As of 9 p.m., the fire had been knocked down, but crews were still overhauling the scene.

    Witnesses who saw the rescue unfold described the dramatic scene.

    "Once the smoke started coming out the windows, she got really scared," one witness told NBC10 Boston. "She was screaming. I was just hoping she didn't throw the baby."

    It is estimated that the fire caused about $500,000 in damages.

    Editor's note: Boston fire officials reported earlier that the fire happened in the city's Roxbury neighborhood, but later clarified it happened in Dorchester.

    Mother and Child Saved From Roxbury Fire

    [NECN] Mother and Child Saved From Roxbury Fire

    A fire broke out Wednesday in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood.

    (Published Wednesday, May 30, 2018)

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