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2-Alarm Fire in East Boston

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    Boston firefighters responded to a two-alarm fire in East Boston Saturday afternoon.

    The fire was in a three-story, three-unit duplex. Seven adults and three children were displaced.

    No injuries were reported.

    Boston firefighters arrived at 89 Morris St. in East Boston just after 2 p.m. A second alarm was then ordered.

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    According to the Boston Fire Department, the fire started in the basement of the building. It caused around $150,000 in damage.

    The Red Cross was called to assist with displaced residents.

    The cause of the fire is not known at this time. The investigation is ongoing.


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