PHOTOS: Boston Firefighters Battle Multiple Blazes in City on Saturday

Boston Firefighters Battle Multiple Blazes in City

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What crews first saw upon arrival at 1212 VFW Parkway
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Officials are estimating $2M of damage in West Roxbury fire
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Commissioner Joe Finn updates media at West Roxbury 6-alarm fire
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Firefighters poured water on West Roxbury building as a gas leak fueled the fire
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On scene at VFW Parkway fire
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National Grid responded to West Roxbury fire to address gas leak that was feeding the 6-alarm fire
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On scene at West Roxbury fire
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Ladders dress the front of the multi-unit apartment building in West Roxbury
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Fire crews maintained a defensive position as a gas leak fed the West Roxbury fire until National Grid could shut the gas down
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On scene at West Roxbury fire
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36 residents were displaced by the West Roxbury blaze
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The West Roxbury fire broke out around 5:50 a.m.
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Commissioner Joe Finn assumed command on scene at West Roxbury fire
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Scene of West Roxbury fire
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Smoke could be seen billowing into sky above West Roxbury apartment building
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There was heavy fire on arrival in West Roxbury
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West Roxbury fire was second that Boston Fire Department responded to Saturday morning
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Heavy fire showing on arrival at 3 Groom Street in Dorchester
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Dorchester fire started in basement, burned through rear stairwell, through the roof
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Multiple rescues were made, as residents were taken out over ground ladders
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Commissioner Joe Finn updates the media, including necn/NBC10 Boston reporter Cassy Arsenault, on the Dorchester fire
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19 residents were displaced in Dorchester
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Officials estimate $500,000 worth of damage at Dorchester building
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Damage from Dorchester fire
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Damage from Dorchester fire
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Damage from Dorchester fire
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Overnight fire at 55 Dale Street in Roxbury
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On scene at 55 Dale Street in Roxbury
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Roxbury fire broke out overnight at 3 a.m.
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Firefighters in Roxbury chased hot spots in the attic
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Heavy fire was knocked down at 6-family home in Roxbury
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Heavy fire was visible in the Roxbury building
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19 residents were displaced in Roxbury
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Commissioner Joe Finn oversaw ground operations as a 40-foot tormentor pole ladder was put in place to access stubborn hot spots
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On scene at Roxbury fire
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On scene at Roxbury fire
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Commissioner Joe Finn addresses media on Roxbury fire, the first of what would be a very busy Saturday
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Boston Fire Department thanks the Boston Sparks Association for responding: 'Always there when we need you.'
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Daybreak arrives at scene of Roxbury overnight fire
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On scene of Roxbury fire
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Multiple hose lines had to be made up for Roxbury fire
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On scene at Roxbury fire
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On scene at Roxbury fire
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First cup of coffee for Commissioner Joe Finn who had an extremely busy Saturday across the city
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