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16 people homeless after Boston Apt. fire

Sunday, April 01, 2012

Firefighters in Boston battled a 7 alarm blaze Sunday afternoon.

The fire broke out at an apartment building on the city's east-side around 2:00pm.

Intense heat and flames caused the roof to collapse.

All residents escaped safely, but 16 people, including three children, are homeless.

Damage to the building is estimated at $2.5 million dollars.

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