Boston firefighters responded to 7 Allston St. in Dorchester at 10:05 p.m. for what turned into a five-alarm fire in a three-family building - in 3-degree temperatures - that also damaged a neighboring building.
The Boston Fire Department reports all 14 residents of the main fire building got out safely. One firefighter was taken to the hospital for evaluation.
The department estimated damage to 7 and 5 Allston St. at $1.5 million - and declared 7 Allston a total loss.
The fire comes after a two-alarm fire heavily damaged a home on Drayton Avenue in Dorchester early this morning.