Three-alarm fire displaces 30, injures firefighter on Howard Avenue

Howard Avenue fire

Howard Avenue fire. Photo by Boston Fire Department.

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 141 and 145 Howard Ave. around 7:30 p.m. on Friday for what turned into a three-alarm fire at the two closely spaced houses.

Some 30 residents - 21 of them children - got out safely, the department says, adding one firefighter was injured.