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Firefighters battle six-alarm blaze in Charlestown

The blaze was reported at 284-286 Bunker Hill St.

A responder is treated for heat exhaustion at the scene of the fire.

Derek Kouyoumjian/Metro

Boston firefighters responded to a six-alarm fire in Charlestown Thursday afternoon.

The blaze began around 1:45 p.m. Thursday at 284-286 Bunker Hill St., authorities said.

The home was a four-story brick and wood duplex building.

No residents were injured, but one firefighter was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital to get checked out.

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All of the residents in the 13 units in the two buildings were displaced, firefighters later said.

At one point, firefighters sounded a mayday distress call, but it was canceled when two firefighters missing in the flames were located, the Boston Globe reported.

 
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