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Two-alarm fire rips through Roslindale house

Roslindale fire

Roslindale fire. Photo by Brittney Moon - after she called 911.

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded at 6:05 p.m. to 15-17 Delford St., off Washington Street, for a two-alarm fire that displaced ten people.

The department says one resident was injured, but not seriously. In addition to residents, firefighters rescued a pet turtle named Shellshocker.

The department estimated damage at $400,000 and says the cause is under investigation.

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10 people are out of a home but let's speculate that a resident was a hoarder. WTF?

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When she posted it, the headline was "back yard on fire"

And, no, it isn't rude - hoarders kill themselves and others.

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Seriously.

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Delford Street was the street that was badly flooded in 1996.
Ashley Rose speaks of it at 10:50 in this podcast
https://video.nhpbs.org/video/deadly-sins-wjjaj0/

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