2 firefighters hurt battling heavy fire in Dorchester

DORCHESTER, MASS. (WHDH) - Two Boston firefighters were hurt while battling flames at a home in Dorchester on Saturday morning.

Emergency crews responding to the flames on Nightingale Street around 7:45 a.m. saw smoke pouring out of the home and the rear porches collapsing, fire officials said.

A fourth alarm was struck and crews were able to extinguish the flames around 8:30 a.m.

The two injured firefighters were taken to the hospital but are expected to be OK.

Twelve people were displaced.

No additional information was immediately released.


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