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Beacon Hill building catches on fire

Firefighters at 72 Beacon St.

72 Beacon St. Photo by BFD.

UPDATE: BFD says a short circuit started the fire.

Boston firefighters responded around 10:40 p.m. to 72 Beacon St., for a fire in the ceiling of the top floor of the four-floor building.

The fire went to two alarms before it was declared knocked down shortly after 11 p.m.

One firefighter suffered a back injury, the Boston Fire Department reports, adding a second firefighter was taken to a local hospital for observation.

Five residents were displaced, the department reports.

The cause is under investigation.

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