The Boston Fire Department reports an early morning fire at 52 Hull St. displaced 18 residents in three buildings and sent two firefighters to the hospital with minor injuries.
The fire, to which firefighters responded at 4:15 a.m., spread to all four floors of the apartment building, causing an estimated $4 million in damage.
The roof collapsed and one wall is in danger of collapsing, the department says.
Size of the displaced people lived in the building. The rest lived in two neighboring buildings on Hull and Snow Hill streets.
The cause is under invrstigation.
Where the front stairway used to be (photo by BFD):