Fire

Woman sparks two-alarm fire by burning old mail in stairway

A fire that broke out shortly before 8 a.m. on Wednesday at 116 Hazelton St. quickly went to two alarms, the Boston Fire Department reports.  Read more

Early morning fire guts three decker, spreads to adjoining houses

The Boston Fire Department reports a two-alarm fire that broke out at 114 Saxton St. around 3 a.m. on Friday displaced nine people.  Read more

Early morning fire on Columbia Road displaces 12

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire called in around 1:45 a.m. at 385 Columbia Rd. quickly went to two alarms and did an estimated $200,000 in damage.  Read more

Dryer fire does $50,000 damage to Dorchester three decker

The Boston Fire Department reports the fire, in the basement, broke out shortly before 12:30 p.m. at 59 Johnston St. No injuries were reported.

Lit cigarette sets three decker on fire

The Boston Fire Department reports "a discarded cigarette" on a porch started a fire at 97 Welles Ave. Saturday night that left 13 people homeless and left one firefighter with a knee injury.  Read more

Morton Street fire sends two firefighters to the hospital

A fast-moving stove fire at 911 Morton Street quickly went to three alarms and left one firefighter with a cut hand and another with exhaustion, the Boston Fire Department says.  Read more

Firefighter on way to work discovers fire; one resident seriously injured

The Boston Fire Department reports Pat Foley was a block away from the Engine 21 firehouse in Dorchester this morning when he noticed a fire in an apartment building 40 Sumner St. around 7 a.m. Foley called in the fire, then raced into the building and began knocking on doors to rouse residents and get them out.  Read more

Two-alarm fire damages Uphams Corner bakery, injures firefighter

A two-alarm fire broke out shortly before 10 p.m. on Monday in the basement of the Fiesta Bakery, 14 Hancock St., the Boston Fire Department reports.  Read more

One-alarm fire in two-family house

A one-alarm fire broke out shortly before 2 p.m. today at 19 Bullard St., the Boston Fire Department says.  Read more

Fire displaces nine on Winter Street

The Boston Fire Department reports a one-alarm fire at 10 Winter St. this afternoon did roughly $30,000 in damage and displaced seven adults and two children.  Read more