Eight people were displaced and two dogs died after a house fire in Dorchester Thursday evening, the Boston Fire Department said.
The fire broke out at a residence on Wayland Street, the department said on Twitter at 7:29 p.m.
No residents or firefighters were injured, and the Massachusetts Red Cross is helping the three adults and five children who were displaced to find housing, the department said.
Photos posted on Twitter by the department showed a three-decker with extensive damage to the front of the first and second floors. Damages to the building were estimated at $200,000.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Companies working at a fire on Wayland St. Dor. No injuries to report . There are 3 adults and 5 children displaced by the fire , unfortunately 2 dogs did not survive. Damages est.. 200,000. The @RedCrossMA to help with housing.The cause is under investigation. pic.twitter.com/wEoCt7PJPG— Boston Fire Dept. (@BostonFire) April 28, 2022
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