Boston (MA) Five-Alarm Fire Displaces More Than 20 People

A fire at two Boston buildings went to five alarms Monday night and displaced 21 people. The fire scene was located only about 60 yards from a firehouse.

Firefighters contended with buildings in close proximity to one another, sub-freezing temperatures, and a heavy volume of fire, according to a report on (

A hundred firefighters reportedly operated at the scene of the fire, which broke out at around 11:30 p.m. and was brought under control around 12:15 a.m.

Two residents were transported for smoke inhalation and no firefighters were injured.

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