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Two-alarm fire on Magnolia Street in Dorchester displaces seven residents and two cats

Firefighters at Magnolia Street fire scene

Firefighters in the aftermath. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department 127 Magnolia St. in Dorchester around 1:30 p.m. for what became a two-alarm fire.

The department reports no residents, including some who were home at the time, were injured in the fire, which started on the first floor and spread to the second. Firefighters rescued two cats but one dog died.

The department estimates damage at $200,000.

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I originally reported this as being a fire on Mansfield Street in Allston. There was a fire there (and a dog died there), but earlier a couple hours earlier. I stupidly conflated all the BFD tweets.

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