Boston Fire Department

Firefighter Injured, 4 People Displaced After South Boston Fire

The fire broke out at a P Street triple decker that houses both residential space and a convenience store,

Boston Fire Department

A fire broke out Saturday afternoon at a triple decker in South Boston, officials said, injuring one firefighter and leaving four people without a place to live.

The Boston Fire Department was called to P Street and found fire on the second and third floors, as well as through the roof, of the mixed occupancy building.

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The address provided by the fire department shows flames broke out in the three-story building where Jimmy's Korner convenience store is located.

Everyone inside had escaped the building before fire crews arrived, and no residents reported any injuries. A firefighter was treated for a minor injury, according to Deputy Chief Martin McCormack.

Firefighters knocked down the heavy fire and were working to control the flames from spreading to surrounding buildings. Damages are estimated at $500,000.

Fire investigators are on scene to determine the cause of the fire.

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