June 2, 1996 in Nation/World

Fifteen Homeless After Homes Burned

Compiled From Wire Services

Fire engulfed four triple-decker homes Saturday morning, leaving at least 15 people homeless. Seven firefighters were treated for minor injuries.

The Red Cross helped the people displaced by the fire find temporary housing, agency spokeswoman Natasha Bramble said.

Heavy smoke from the fire in the East Boston neighborhood could be seen at nearby Logan Airport.

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