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Five-alarm blaze displaces at least 15 in East Boston

A five-alarm fire tore through a large three-story multifamily building on Sumner Street in East Boston early Tuesday morning, displacing at least 15 residents, fire officials said.

Deputy Chief Richard DiBenedetto of the Boston Fire Department, in an interview at the scene, said the blaze started at about 11:30 p.m. Monday on the third floor.

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