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Three Firefighters Injured In Overnight Mattapan Blaze

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(Photo Credit: Boston Fire)

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MATTAPAN (CBS) – Two Boston firefighters were injured battling a fire on Evelyn Street in Mattapan early Saturday morning.

Firefighters were called to scene around 3:30 a.m.

Everyone made it out of the two-family home safely.

Three firefighters were taken to the hospital; one with a back injury; a second suffered burns to the knee; and a third firefighter suffered heat exhaustion. Their conditions were not immediately known.

Red Cross was helping four adults and two children displaced by the fire.

Damage was estimated to be about $500,000.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.

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