The Boston Fire Department reports a fire called in around 5:40 p.m. in a three-family house at 29 Alpha Rd. went to four alarms before it was brought under control.
No injuries were reported; the Red Cross has been called in to help the 10 adults and six children displaced by the fire find a place to stay.
The department reports on the cause:
Fire Investigators have determined cause was accidental. Started in a first floor front room. On the cause, specifically a flammable liquid came in contact with a lit candle.
The department estimates damage at $750,000.
After the fire was out (photo by BFD):