Two-alarm fire erupts just steps from firehouse

25-27 Gallivan Blvd. Photo by BFD.

27-29 Gallivan Blvd. Photo by BFD.

A fire reported around 1 p.m. on Saturday in a two-family house at 25-27 Gallivan Blvd. quickly went to two alarms.

The Boston Fire Department reports the fire - just steps from the fire station at Gallivan Boulevard and Morton Street, was knocked down around 1:30 p.m., after doing roughly $300,000 in damage. The cause of the blaze, which apparently started in a second-floor bedroom, is now under investigation, the department says.

One resident was taken to a local hospital with smoke inhalation. A total of six residents are now homeless.


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