Four People, One Cat Injured In Dorchester Fire


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BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — Four people were transported to a local hospital on Sunday afternoon in the wake of a heavy house fire at 357 Seaver Street in Dorchester.

According to Boston Fire Department, the first floor of a two and a half story home was spewing heavy flames by 4:15 p.m. They managed to rescue one resident from the top floor.

By approximately 5 p.m., fire crews had knocked down the blaze and were working to put out any lasting hot spots.

Boston Fire officials said everyone got out of the building safely, including a cat on the top floor who needed some oxygen.

According to the Boston Fire Department's social media pages, District Fire Chief Erik Pettaway told the media that four people were transported to local hospitals, five people have been displaced. Damages are estimated at over $100,000.

First responders are still working to determine what caused the fire.

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