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Boston Firefighters Battle Apartment Fire In Roxbury

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BOSTON (CBS) – Boston Firefighters were battling a roof fire at an apartment building in Roxbury Monday night.

Heavy fire was showing on the roof of 27 Wigglesworth Street when firefighters arrived shortly after 10 p.m. The two-alarm fire was knocked down within a half-hour.

Fire on Wigglesworth Street in Roxbury. (Photo by David Crozier)

Fire on Wigglesworth Street in Roxbury. (Photo by David Crozier)

The building is a three-story brick building with three apartments. The fire dropped down from a deck on the roof to the top floor apartment.

Witnesses reported hearing an explosion, but it is unclear how the fire started.

There were no injuries reported.

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