July 30, 2014 / 2:05 PM / 3 years ago

Firefighters battle six-alarm Boston blaze

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.Dominick Reuter

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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