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Two-alarm fire in Mattapan displaces seven; firefighter fell through porch but was OK and kept battling blaze

Firefighters at Fessenden Street fire

Firefighters survey the damage. Photo by Live Boston.

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 34 Fessenden St. around 10 p.m. on Friday for what turned into a two-alarm fire.

Firefighters were ordered out of the building after one fell through a porch. He was uninjured and continued to help battle the fire, the department says.

The fire started in the basement and got up to the second floor.

Damage was estimated at $250,000.

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Did Norman Rockwell paint this?

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Another firebug. An arsonist.
BFD Find him!

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