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Explosion, Gas-Fed Fire Displaces 150 People in Boston

There were no reported injuries from the incident Saturday afternoon

An explosion and fire in a residential building in Mattapan on Saturday displaced 150 people, according to the Boston Fire Department.

Authorities responded to the incident at 110 Livermore Street, a 40-unit residential building, early Saturday afternoon, where they found a gas-fed fire in the laundry room. The fire and explosions caused about $200,000 in damages.

No injuries were reported.

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The Red Cross, Neighborhood Services, and Boston Fire Department's Victim Assistance Unit will help those who were displaced find housing.

The cause of the explosion and fire is under investigation.

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