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3-Alarm Fire in West Roxbury Leaves 8 Residents Displaced, Firefighter Injured

Six adults and two children were all accounted for, and a firefighter sustained a leg injury.

Credit: Boston Fire Department.
Credit: Boston Fire Department.

A three-alarm fire that broke out in a 2.5-story, wood-framed building on LaGrange Street in West Roxbury Wednesday night left six adults and two children displaced and one firefighter injured, according to the Boston Fire Department

Fire crews responded to the building at 32-34 LaGrange St. around 9:10 p.m. Wednesday, at which the fire reportedly went form the basement through the roof, BDF said

Crews extinguished the blaze around 10 p.m. One firefighter was transported to the hospital for a leg injury, and another was treated and transported by Boston EMS for smoke inhalation, fire officials said. One resident was also evaluated on scene, according to the Boston Fire Department

Fire officials estimated the fire caused about $500,000 worth of damage Wednesday night, and the American Red Cross was requested to the scene to assist with the displaced residents, who lived in the building's two apartments. Volunteers from the Boston Sparks A-10 Canteen crew, as well as Local 718 President Rich Paris were also on scene Wednesday.

Fire crews and officials remained on scene Wednesday night to determine the cause of the blaze.  


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