The Associated Press

7-Alarm Blaze Destroys Boston Building

A seven-alarm blaze destroyed a vacant building in Roxbury early Monday. (Boston Fire Department via Twitter)

A seven-alarm blaze destroyed a vacant building in Roxbury early Monday. (Boston Fire Department via Twitter)

BOSTON — Boston fire officials say a seven-alarm blaze destroyed a vacant building but there were no reports of serious injuries.

The fire in the city’s Roxbury neighborhood was reported at about 4:15 a.m. Monday but was quickly doused. One firefighter suffered a minor shoulder injury.

The duplex was under renovation.

Several nearby buildings also suffered damage.

The cause remains under investigation.

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