BOSTON (WHDH) - One firefighter and one resident were injured in a three-alarm blaze that broke out in a home in Dorchester on Wednesday morning.

Crews responding to a reported structure fire at 688 Columbia Road about 7:44 a.m. found flames shooting from the third floor.

Firefighters battled through frigid conditions to extinguish the blaze, which left eight displaced and caused an estimated $750,000 in damage.

The injured firefighter, whose name was not released, suffered a serious leg injury while climbing a ladder.

The injured resident’s condition was not immediately available.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.


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