Lightning sets Ashmont three decker ablaze

The Boston Fire Department reports a lightning strike shortly after 6 p.m. started a fire that quickly engulfed the three-family house at 9 Alban St. in flames.

A lightning bolt hit the building's third-floor balcony spread to the two other balconies and went to three alartms. None of the ten residents were injured, the department says, estimating damage at $250,000. One firefighter went to the hospital after suffering chest pains.


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Oh, my g*d!

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That's really scary! Thank heavens nobody got killed or injured in that fire. Here's hoping that the firefighter who went to the hospital with chest pains is okay and recovering.

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