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Fire on Hanover Street in the North End

Hanover Street fire

Firefighters responded to 288 Hanover St. for a fire that poured thick dark smoke into the sky.

The fire erupted shortly before 5:45 p.m. on the roof of the five-story building.

The fire was declared knocked down around 6:08 p.m., but firefighters continued to look for hot spots, to keep them from flaring up.

The Boston Fire Department reports eight people were displaced, but adds there were no injuries.

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This is bad.

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It was at 288 Hanover Street. Bella Vista is on the first floor. Note this is the third fire on this block since 2017.

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One of those it could have been tragic situations but thankfully there is a fire station a few yards away.

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