Porches erupt in flames in East Boston

Aftermath of fire on Saratoga Street in East Boston

Fire aftermath. Photo by BFD.

Boston firefighters arrived at 784 Saratoga St. around 11:40 p.m. for what turned into a two-alarm fire that burned the building's rear porches. The fire appeared to be knocked down around midnight.

The Boston Fire Department reports 13 residents were displaced and estimated damage at $150,000. The cause is under investigation.

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I first read this as

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"Porsches erupt in to flames"

That would have been a bit more fun.

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sounded larger

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From the large number of response vehicles, it sounded worse than the result. Glad everyone is OK....

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