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5-Alarm Fire Forces 34 Residents From East Boston Homes

The location of the 5-alarm fire at 1051 Saratoga Street in East Boston. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
The location of the 5-alarm fire at 1051 Saratoga Street in East Boston. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
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Authorities say 34 East Boston residents were forced from their homes early Saturday morning when a major fire ripped through two triple-decker residences.

The five-alarm fire broke out behind a home on Saratoga Street and spread to the second building, according to the Boston Fire Department.

Two firefighters suffered minor injuries.

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