Mattapan triple decker erupts in flames

14 Evelyn St. fire

Boston firefighters responded around 11 p.m. to 14 Evelyn St. for what turned into a two-alarm fire that displaced 14 residents and sent one firefighter to the hospital with a shoulder injury.

The Boston Fire Department reports fire was showing from the second floor when firefighters arrived.

Damage was estimated at $500,000. The cause remains under investigation.



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Another fire on a ...

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... cold night. Where will these people go in a city with a housing shortage?

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People are buying up condos

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People are buying up condos to use them as Air BnB preries and not rent them to tenants. If you use Air BnB you are part of the problem.

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Yes, I doubt AirBnB is helping..

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... these unfortunate people from the fires in any way.
I rarely use AirBnB but the last few times we rented primary residences only. Otherwise, I’d rather go to a hotel.

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Terrifying photo. Hope no one

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Terrifying photo. Hope no one was injured and good luck to everyone who now has to piece their lives back together. Be safe.

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