BOSTON (CBS) — A firefighter was hurt battling a three-alarm Dorchester triple-decker fire on Saturday night.
Firefighters were called to the blaze at a Montello Street home around 8 p.m., according to the Boston Fire Department Twitter account.READ MORE: Vaccine Booster Sites Open In Brockton And Danvers Next Week
All of the building’s rear porches became engulfed in flames, fire officials say. The fire was put out about an hour later.READ MORE: Elijah Lewis Search: Large Police Presence In Abington Related To Missing 5-Year-Old Boy
The injured firefighter was taken to a local hospital after suffering a back injury. No civilians were hurt.
An estimated $500,000 worth of damage was done to the building, according to the fire chief.MORE NEWS: Police Arrest Woman After Service Dog Stolen From New Hampshire Walmart
The origin and cause of the fire remains under investigation. No additional information was readily available.