Several injured in two fires

Fires on Clarkson Street and Blue Hill Ave. sent three residents and two firefighters to the hospital overnight.

Three people suffered smoke inhalation and burns in a fire that broke out on Clarkson Street around 6 p.m., according to fire photographer Stephen Walsh.

A three-alarm fire that broke out around 9 p.m. in a block of stores at 830 Blue Hill Ave. injured two firefighters, Walsh reports. Firefighters didn't declare the fire out until nearly 2:30 a.m.. The Globe reports the fire did $500,000 in damage.

Photo from the Blue Hill Avenue fire.