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Mattapan house fire displaces seven, injures firefighter

Fire at 849 Cummins Highway

The fire. Photo by BFD.

A third-floor fire reported around 6:25 p.m. at 849 Cummins Highway went to two alarms not long after.

The Red Cross is helping seven residents find a place to stay, the Boston Fire Department reports, adding one firefighter suffered minor burns.

The department estimates damage at $250,000 and says investigators are now looking for a cause.

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Horrifying. Be safe!

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An awful lot of fires lately.

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Winter tends to bring more fires with the cold weather.

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