Five-alarm fire tears through East Boston building
East Boston fire. Photo by Daniel Colt .
Firefighters rushed to 269 Sumner St. , a three-story residential and commercial building at the corner with Orleans Street - just 50 yards from a firehouse. Firefighters were ordered off the roof.
The Fire Department reports 21 residents were displaced. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Sumner Street fire. Photo by BFD .