East Boston warehouse fire may have been sparked by somebody sleeping in a trailer inside

The Boston Fire Department reports a four-alarm fire that heavily damaged a warehouse on Border Street in Central Square started inside a trailer parked inside the warehouse:

Heat source too close to combustibles. Indication someone may have used it to sleep.

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Renters insurance

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If you are renting and don't have renters insurance (it's cheap!), let this story be a suggestion that maybe you should look into it.

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Does that also apply to

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Does that also apply to homeless people sleeping in abandoned buildings, such as this instance?

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Yes, absolutely! Fires cost

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Yes, absolutely! Fires cost renters a lot of money regardless of who or what starts the fire. Get renters insurance if you don't already have it.

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D'oh!

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Posted in the wrong place. This was meant for the next story. My apologies.

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Time to make the annual

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Time to make the annual "better check on the homeless outside" rounds. With the cold weather officially here, there are probably more fire traps waiting to happen in Boston and its neighborhoods due to similar situations.

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