Boylston Street Fire, 05/17/2020

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 1191 Boylston St., across from the Victory Gardens, around 1:05 a.m. on Sunday for a fire that they contained to just one apartment however the entire 50+ unit building had to be evacuated. 

Residents of the building we spoke to stated this is the second time that there has been a fire set in the same apartment. The occupant who was taken to a local area hospital for a mental evaluation could be heard on scene claiming responsibility for the blaze that caused an estimated $1 million in damages.