BOSTON

Large Fire in Multi-Family Home in Roxbury

The fire was reported around 2:45 p.m. on Monroe Street

Boston Fire

Firefighters are battling a large fire in a multi-family home in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood on Monday afternoon.

The fire was reported around 2:45 p.m. on Monroe Street.

Firefighters said the heavy fire had been knocked down by 3:15 p.m. but crews remained at the scene for about another hour "chasing hot spots" throughout the building.

No injuries were reported, but five people were displaced. Damage is estimated at $200,000.

No further details were immediately available.

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