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Boston firefighters battle two-alarm building fire in Dorchester

Fire crews took an “aggressive approach” to the flames from the outside of the building, officials said.

Firefighters were ordered out of the building due to high temperatures and heavy smoke posing a safety threat.


Boston firefighters battled a two-alarm blaze at a home under construction in Dorchester Friday night, the scorching heat and heavy smoke forcing fire crews to extinguish the flames from outside the building, the fire department wrote in a series of tweets.

Firefighters arrived at 1063 Washington St. shortly before 6 p.m., but were quickly ordered out of the building as the smoke grew, the tweets said.

Fire crews took an “aggressive approach” to the flames from the outside of the building, cutting openings in the basement and spraying water in through the building’s windows, officials said.

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