The Boston Fire Department reports a four-alarm fire that erupted around 1 p.m. at 306 South Street displaced six people and sent two firefighters to the hospital, one with a foot injury and one with facial burns.
The fire did an estimated $350,000 damage, the department says. The cause: Careless disposal of a cigarette:
Specifically, there was a couch of the first floor porch on the Asticou St. side of the house. This is the point of origin.
Although no human residents were hurt, EMTs did give oxygen to a cat at the scene.