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South Boston Fire Sends Two Residents, Firefighter To Area Hospitals

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Scene of fatal fire in South Boston Feb. 22. (Photo courtesy of Boston Fire Department)

Scene of fatal fire in South Boston Feb. 22. (Photo courtesy of Boston Fire Department)

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BOSTON (CBS) — Two residents and a firefighter landed in the hospital Saturday night after fire broke out in a three-decker in South Boston, the Boston Fire Department reported.

Firefighters responded to 265 E St. at the corner of Bowen Street just after 9:00.

Smoke was visible from a fire on the second floor when they arrived.

Boston EMS treated two residents of the building and took one to Mass. General Hospital and the other to Brigham & Women’s Hospital.

A firefighter was taken to Tufts New England Medical Center for treatment of a cut.

Three people were displaced by the fire and will be staying with family and friends. Fire investigators were on the scene of the blaze, which was put out just after 9:30.

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