Two people pulled out of Dorchester fire

Trapped resident signals firefighters with flashlight. Photo by BFD.

Boston firefighters are at 5 Everett Ave., where a fire called in around 4:15 p.m. trapped two people.

Firefighters got them out, suffering smoke inhalation, the Boston Fire Department reports. one was promptly put in an ambulance to Children's Hospital. The fire, in a six-unit, three-story building, went to three alarms before firefighters got it under control.

The department says 16 people were displaced and estimates damage at $500,000. Investigators are now on scene, trying to determine the cause.

On Dec. 25, 2010, a two-alarm fire did roughly $400,000 damage to 9 Everett Ave.



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