Fire tears through Sydney Street home

Pat Tarantino, Reporter Staff
Dec. 5, 2011

Firefighters worked to control a two-alarm house fire this morning at 161 Sydney Street. Photo by Pat Tarantino

At least eight Boston Fire Department vehicles responded to a house fire this morning at 161 Sydney St. in Savin Hill. The two-alarm fire began around 10:45 a.m., sending a large plume of smoke across the Southeast Expressway and doing heavy damage to rear of the single-family house and a car parked in the back yard. Fire officials say everyone was safely evacuated from the building. Traffic is currently being redirected around the area.


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