The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 5 Tovar St., off Bowdoin St., around 10 a.m. for what turned into a two-alarm fire on all three floors.
The department reports firefighters had to rescue a resident who was trapped by the flames on the top floor. The Red Cross is now helping that resident and ten others find new housing. The department adds that one firefighter was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.
Damage was estimated at $300,000; the cause is under investigation.