BOSTON (CBS) – Firefighters were battling a nine-alarm fire in Boston’s Allston neighborhood Wednesday evening.
Crews reported heavy fire when they responded to an apartment building on Harvard Terrace at about 5:45 p.m.READ MORE: Bedford Woman Accused Of Living With Dead Mother For 5 Months Faces 'Abuse Of A Corpse' Charge
Boston Fire says the blaze started on the rear porches of the three story brick apartment building and spread inside and up through the roof.
Two firefighters were transported from the scene by Boston EMS, one for smoke inhalation and one for a shoulder injury. Three other firefighters were treated at the scene. Two bystanders were treated for unknown injuries.READ MORE: Dead Humpback Whale Washes Ashore On Cape Cod
Crews were ordered out of the building after part of the roof collapsed.
Dozens of residents have been displaced but no major injuries have been reported.
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