Firefighters were battling a 4-alarm blaze Wednesday night in South Boston.
Shortly before 5:30 p.m., firefighters hosed down heavy flames throughout a building at 409 E.Seventh St, according to a Boston Fire Department tweet.
The building was unoccupied and under construction, the department said.
Flames burst through the roof of the 2 1/2 story duplex and spread to 411 E. Seventh St., the department tweeted.
All of the residents in the building attached to the duplex, 407 E. Seventh St., were safely evacuated, the department said.
Heavy fire through the roof of the 2. 1/2 story duplex , companies have exposure fire to the building 411 E Seventh St . A 4th alarm has been ordered. pic.twitter.com/TntA4EXFJB
— Boston Fire Dept. (@BostonFire) February 5, 2020
This is what companies had to deal with on arrival. pic.twitter.com/MRprKiv5iZ
— Boston Fire Dept. (@BostonFire) February 6, 2020
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