Boston Firefighter Injured in Two-Alarm Fire

Feb. 17, 2024
Fire engulfed the rear porches on two floors of a Boston building, prompting a two-alarm fire response last night.

A firefighter was injured and seven people were displaced because of a fire that broke out in Boston late Friday, according to officials.

Firefighters responded around 6 p.m. Friday to the heavy fire on the rear porches on the second and third floors of 14 Dorr St., which is listed as a multi-family home in the Roxbury neighborhood of the city. A second alarm was ordered for the blaze, the Boston Fire Department said in a post on X, the site formerly known as Twitter.

The fire at 14 Dorr St., a residential building that three families lived in, remained on the second and third floors before spreading to the attic. The rear porches were significantly damaged, according to another post from the department.

One firefighter who suffered minor injuries in the blaze was transported to the hospital by Boston EMS. Seven residents were displaced. The American Red Cross Massachusetts Chapter is helping them with housing, the department said in another post.

The department’s Fire Investigation Unit is investigating the cause of the blaze.

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