BOSTON (WWLP) – Firefighters worked on a massive fire in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood late Wednesday morning into the afternoon.
The Boston Fire Department said five buildings were on fire on Fayston Street, right off Quincy Street in Dorchester. Firefighters were on the roof of the buildings and spraying water from ladders above. An estimated 150 firefighters assisted in putting out the fires.
Fire officials told NBC Boston that the rear porches of the buildings have collapsed, and they are still trying to contain the fire at this time. In total, 32 adults, 16 kids and several pets are without a home, according to the Boston Fire Department.
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