2 Boston FFs injured in 4-alarm blaze
The fire began at one residence and then spread to another nearby home
BOSTON — Two Boston firefighters suffered minor injuries and 12 residents have been displaced following a blaze in Dorchester Saturday morning.
Firefighters responded to 16 Nightingale St. around 7:45 a.m. to a second-alarm blaze, Boston fire officials said.
Flames spread to a second home at 12 Nightingale St. as third- and fourth-alarms were called, officials said. Rear porches collapsed and power lines went down.
After the heavy fire was knocked down, firefighters continued to chase hot spots.
Boston EMS transported the two firefighters who were injured.
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Pics from the 4th alarm fire at 12 and 16 Nightingale St. Dor. pic.twitter.com/fapZAuFdQn— Boston Fire Dept. (@BostonFire) November 21, 2020
Great job by the 1st arriving officers and command staff .Their quick decisions helped to contain the fire. They had multiple obstacles to deal with heavy fire , porches collapsed,multiple occupants and live wires on the fences , Great job!!! pic.twitter.com/xOMKpUeVRj— Boston Fire Dept. (@BostonFire) November 21, 2020
Thank you to all @BostonFire who battled the 4 alarm fire on Nightingale St. The quick decisions made on the fire ground when faced with multiple challenges, helped to mitigate the damages. Experience, leadership ,and training protecting the @CityOfBoston. pic.twitter.com/2Noc2852Ok— Boston Fire Commissioner John 'Jack' Dempsey (@BostonFireC1) November 21, 2020