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Fire on Hancock Street

The Boston Fire Department reports a two-alarm fire that broke out around 5 p.m. on Sunday at 271 Hancock St. did an estimated $350,000 in damage.

The cause of the fire, which broke through the roof, is under investigation.

125 Harvard St. fire

The Boston Fire Department reports a short circuit in the basement of the Real Deal Jamaican Restaurant started a four-alarm fire around 11:25 a.m. Tuesday that ended up doing an estimated $500,000 in damage to the restaurant and neighboring stores.... Read more

Ice build up at Mather Street.

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire at 49 Mather St. late last night quickly went to three alarms and sent two residents and two firefighters to the hospital. One resident was rescued from a top floor of the multi-family building via a department... Read more

The Boston Fire Department reports 12 people were forced out of 16 Estella St. in Mattapan when a two-alarm fire broke out around 2 a.m.

The Red Cross was called in to help residents find new lodgings for the night. One firefighter suffered... Read more

Five firefighters have been injured battling a large fire at 5 Fairmount St. that broke out shortly after 11 p.m. on Thursday in the basement, the Boston Fire Department.

All are expected to survive, as are two civilians also taken to the... Read more

Milton Avenue attic

As the second of two afternoon storms barreled through Dorchester Wednesday afternoon, firefighters responded to an attic and roof fire at 101 Milton Avenue.

The Boston Fire Department reports a fast response kept the fire from spreading past... Read more

Dean Street fire aftermath.

The Boston Fire Department reports investigators are still trying to figure out what sparked a two-alarm fire that damaged three addresses on Dean Street in Dorchester, displacing nine residents and sending two firefighters to the hospital.

The... Read more

Yacht club fire.

A pier fire at the Dorchester Yacht Club off the Southeast Expressway erupted late Wednesday afternoon and went to two alarms because of the difficulty of fighting it, the Boston Fire Department reports.

Divers went into the water to... Read more

Fire on Harvard Ave.

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire called in around 5:45 a.m on Monday at 28 Harvard Ave. sent a 13-year-old boy to Massachusetts General Hospital with burns.

Five firefighters were also taken to the hospital, one with facial... Read more

101 Maxwell St.

A short circuit in a second-floor bedroom caused a two-alarm fire Saturday morning at 101 Maxwell St., the Boston Fire Department reports.

No residents were injured in the fire, reported around 9:40 a.m., but one firefighter was taken to Carney... Read more

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