Nine Roxbury Residents Displaced In New Years Day Fire

ROXBURY, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — Boston firefighters responded to reports of a two-alarm house fire in Roxbury early New Years Day.

The Boston Fire Department said the fire broke out at around 12:20 a.m. in a three-story occupied building at 693 Dudley St Roxbury. Thick smoke was seen billowing from the windows of the residence.

BFD said by around 1 a.m. the heavy fire had been knocked down, and companies were venting the building from the heavy smoke conditions.

"6 adults and 3 children and 2 cats were displaced," BFD tweeted. "RedCross MA to help with the housing. There are no injuries to report."

BFD investigators are still working to determine the cause of the fire, and said damages are estimated at around $300,000.

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Written by Brit Smith

(Photo: BFD/Twitter)

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