Boston Fire Dept. Says North End Roof Deck Fire Caused By Smoking
BOSTON (CBS) – A fire in the North End of Boston is being blamed on careless smoking.
The fire, at 16 Parmenter Street was started by a cigarette that someone discarded on the roof deck.
The flames and smoke caused about $250,000 in damages.
Investigators say a person who had been on the roof deck has admitted to discarding a cigarette that started the fire.
No one was hurt.