Firefighters battle six-alarm Boston blaze

BOSTON Wed Jul 30, 2014 12:25pm EDT

1 of 4. Boston firefighters respond to a two-house fire between Sumner and Webster Streets in East Boston, Massachusetts, July 30, 2014. Six companies of Boston firefighters on Wednesday battled a large blaze that engulfed multiple buildings in the city's residential eastern section, fire officials said.

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BOSTON (Reuters) - Six companies of Boston firefighters on Wednesday battled a large blaze that engulfed multiple buildings in the city's residential eastern section, fire officials said.

Live television images showed a plume of smoke hanging over the city's east near Logan International Airport.

It was not immediately clear if anyone had been injured in the fire, which was reported at 8:35 a.m. ET.

(Reporting by Scott Malone; Editing by Bill Trott)

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