Four-alarm fire on Fairmount Street displaces 19, spreads to neighboring houses

Fairmount Street fire

Fairmount Street fire. Photo by Boston Fire Department.

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire that started at 24 Fairmount St. in Dorchester spread to 20 and 26 Fairmount and the garage at 28 Fairmount early Friday morning.

Some 19 residents were displaced, but there were no injuries, the department reports, adding firefighters responded at 4:40 a.m.

In addition to the buildings, at least one car caught on fire as well.

The department estimates damage at $2 million.

Photo by BFD:

Car on fire on Fairmount Street

The aftermath. Photo by BFD:

Fairmount Street fire damage