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Dorchester fire ruled arson; Mattapan man arrested at scene

Police have arrested a Mattapan man in connection with a fire that displaced seven people in a two-family home in Dorchester on Saturday, according to the Boston Fire Department.

Firefighters responded to the 2½-story home on Stonehurst Street at 1:37 a.m., said Steve MacDonald,a Boston Fire Department spokesman.

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