The Boston Fire Department reports a fire that broke out around 6:30 a.m. at 87 Linden St. killed one resident, injured nine more and sent six firefighters to the hospital. BU Today reports the dead person was a BU student.
The Boston Fire Department says the injured residents and firefighters are expected to live. The department reports one resident jumped out a window to escape the flames; three others were brought down on ladders.
WBZ reports three firefighters were injured falling from the second to the first floor.
The fire burst through the roof. Around 7:15, all firefighters were ordered out of the 2 1/2-story wood-frame building.
The Red Cross reports several of the house's 19 residents were Boston University students. The Red Cross says it is helping four students replace their clothing - and is helping meet the needs of a cat that also lived in the house. Boston University is assisting the students find alternative housing.
The fire is across the street from the scene of a fire in January, 2012 that sent one resident to the hospital in critical condition after he jumped from a window.
Linden Street fire from the front. Photo by BFD.