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Savin Hill fire displaces six, kills one cat

Fire damage on Castlerock Street

The Boston Fire Department reports responded at 2:50 a.m. to 15 Castlerock St. in Dorchester for what turned into a three-alarm fire.

All residents were evacuated safely. One cat on a ledge was rescued, but another died in the fire - which totally destroyed the building's rear porches.

Cat awaiting rescue (photo by BFD):

Cat on a ledge at a house on fire

Damage was estimated at $800,000.

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Sad. Pay attention to how easily fire can happen where we live and for pets who are helpless.

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Here is the fundraiser for one of the families: https://www.gofundme.com/f/the-phoenix-era-kristin-mishas-recovery-fund

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