BOSTON (CBS) – A fire early Saturday morning in East Boston heavily damaged a business and apartment building on Bennington Street.
Nine people fled their apartments at around 4:30, the Boston Fire Department said.READ MORE: Wait Time Between Flu Shot And Booster? Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers COVID Vaccine Questions
One firefighter was injured while battling the blaze, which was caused by an electrical short circuit in the ceiling of a second-floor apartment.READ MORE: Massachusetts Reports 4,095 New COVID Cases, 14 Additional Deaths Over 3 Days
Damage to the building at 132 Bennington St. was estimated at $350,000.MORE NEWS: Dozens Of Massachusetts State Police Troopers Resigning Over COVID Vaccine Mandate, Union Says
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