Dorchester Triple Decker Fire on E Cottage Street

In the early morning of November 9th at approximately 01:20 hours, Boston Firefighters responded to the area of E Cottage Street and Dawes Street in Dorchester for calls of a structure fire.

First arriving companies reported fire showing from the 3rd story rear porch. A heavy blanket of smoke could be seen and smelled covering the whole neighborhood. Firefighters quickly extinguished the blaze with minimal damage to the rest of the building.

One firefighter was injured and evaluated by Boston EMS however it’s unclear if he was transported. At this time the cause of the fire is still unknown and no further information is available.