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7 Alarm fire in South Boston

Firefighters from all over the city responded  to a 7-alarm fire at 1428 Columbia Road. Seven buildings (on Columbia Road and Douglas Street) were damaged.  38 residents and one dog have been displaced.  It is estimated that there is over $10 million in damages.  The fire began at approximately 3:40am.  BFD is currently managing hot spots and overhauling the scene.

Six firefighters suffered minor injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Image via BFD on twitter

AGo Fund Me pages have been started to help those displaced.

The Robinson Family here

For Megan and Alissa here 

For Al – 94-year-old WW II Veteran 

For Greg and Caiti

For Eddie


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Maureen Dahill

Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Co-host of Caught Up, storyteller, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.