Dorchester building fire displaces 15 people

DORCHESTER, MA (WHDH) - A two-alarm fire broke out in a residential building at 7 Rowell Street in Dorchester Friday morning.

A woman living in the multi family home said her children were playing with a glue gun when it caught fire.

Boston Fire officials said the fire started in the basement of a three-decker building and extended into the top floor and roof.

No one was reported injured, but 15 people were displaced by the fire.

The Boston Fire Department said the property owner is finding a place for displaced residents to stay.

The estimated damages will cost $100,000.


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