BOSTON (WHDH) - A firefighter fell through a rear porch while battling a blaze at a Mattapan triple-decker Friday night.

Firefighters responding to a blaze on Fessenden Street found heavy flames, and one firefighter fell through a rear porch, officials said. The firefighter is expected to be OK.

Crews extinguished the fire sometime before 11 p.m. but remained on scene early Saturday morning to put out some hotspots.

Seven people, including two children, were displaced.

 

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