Two-alarm fire on Ellington Street displaces ten

After fire on Ellington Street in Dorchester

Firefighters at 107 Ellington St. Photo by Boston Fire Department.

Boston firefighters responded around 11:20 p.m. on Tuesday for what turned into a two-alarm fire in a three decker at 107 Ellington St. that caused an estimated $250,000 in damage, the Boston Fire Department reports.

The fire, which started on a rear porch, displaced ten residents, the department says, adding fire investigators are looking for the cause.