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.

All of the building’s rear porches became engulfed in flames, fire officials say. The fire was put out about an hour later.

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.

The origin and cause of the fire remains under investigation. No additional information was readily available.


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