Firefighters knocked down a blaze in a three-family brick home in East Boston this morning that caused $500,000 worth of damage, Boston fire officials said.
Firefighters arrived at 35 White St. at 9:53 a.m. and could see flames coming from the rear deck on the top floor of the three-story building, the fire department said in official tweets.
No injuries were reported.
Six residents have been displaced by the blaze. All were at work when the fire broke out, fire officials said.
The fire caused heavy damage to the rear roof, third-floor deck, and third-floor rooms in the rear of the building, fire officials said.
There was extensive water and smoke damage to the rooms in rear of the home on the first and second floors, fire officials said.
A neighborhood services representative from the mayor’s office is on scene working with the owner of the building, fire officials said.
The fire is under investigation.Melissa Werthmann can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.