One firefighter was injured and two buildings in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood damaged in an overnight 3-alarm fire.
Nine residents and a total of six pets were able to escape from their triple-decker homes after they were engulfed in flames. As firefighters battled the blaze, several wires nearby began to spark.
A firefighter was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries, officials said.
Fire crews are investigating the cause of the blaze.
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As a result of the investigation, Boston Street and West Howell Street are closed.
Fire officials are staying at the scene to keep watch for hot spots.