Six people were displaced after an early morning fire in Dorchester
Six people, including a child, have been displaced after an early morning fire in Dorchester.
Boston Fire was called to the scene of a fire at 83/85 West Seldon Street in Dorchester around midnight. When fire crews arrived, they encountered heavy fire on the first and second floors.
The fire was extinguished shortly after 12:20 a.m., and firefighters continued to chase hot spots.
All residents of the home were evacuated safely, and no injuries were reported.
Six people, including a child, were displaced, and the Massachusetts Red Cross was at the scene to provide assistance.
The damage caused by the fire was estimated at about $450,000, according to Boston Fire.
The cause of the fire is currently being investigated.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates when more information is available.
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