BOSTON (CBS) – An early morning fire caused about $1 million in damages at a commercial building in Mattapan.
Flames broke out just before 5 a.m. on Tuesday in a cinder block building on Blue Hill Ave. The building was an auto body shop and also used for other purposes.READ MORE: Moderna And Pfizer To Expand COVID Vaccine Trials For Young Children
The area where the fire started contained several industrial washers and dryers.READ MORE: Air Quality Alert Extends Into Tuesday Due To Unhealthy Levels Of Haze, Smoke In Air
There are no windows in the building, so firefighters had to knock down flames from outside only.
Firefighters cut through a large roll-up garage to gain access.MORE NEWS: Massachusetts Fire Departments Flooded With Calls About Haze From Western Wildfires
Foam used to knock down the fire filled the street near the building.