Twenty residents were displaced by an early morning five-alarm fire in Roxbury that caused an estimated $800,000 in damage, according to the Boston Fire Department.
One firefighter was taken to the hospital with a shoulder injury, the fire department said via Twitter.
Firefighters responded at 1:44 a.m. to a fire at 33 Wyoming Street. According to the Boston Fire Department, the fire was burning on a second floor porch of the four-story apartment building. The department said via Twitter that the fire was out at 2:58 a.m.
Damage from the fire included smoke and water damage on all floors.
The MBTA provided a bus for the displaced residents, and the American Red Cross and the fire department’s victims’ assistance team also helped the residents.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.Zeninjor Enwemeka can be reached at email@example.com. Follow her on Twitter @Zeninjor.