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The Bellflower Street Fire, 1964

Fifty years ago, on May 22, 1964, a blaze started on Bellflower Street that destroyed a Dorchester neighborhood. The fire affected 35 homes in a four block area. Miraculously, no one was killed, but 300 people were left homeless. — Leanne Burden Seidel and Lisa Tuite

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