Two firefighters injured at two-alarm South End fire

Firefighters battle South End fire.

Firefighters at the scene. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 534 Columbus Ave. at Worcester Street around 2:40 p.m. for what turned into a two-alarm fire at the five-story building.

The department reports residents were evacuated safely but that two firefighters suffered injuries not considered life-threatening. \

A total of 29 residents were displaced, the department says.

The department estimates damage at $750,000 and says the cause remains under investigation.

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