7 injured as firefighters battle hours-long East Boston blaze at casket company – Boston News | WHDH 7News

EAST BOSTON (WHDH) – Seven people were transported by Boston EMS during an hours-long response as fire crews worked to extinguish a massive nine-alarm blaze at a factory building in East Boston that prompted officials to evacuate area residents and suspend service on a stretch of the Blue Line.

Firefighters responding to a reported structure fire at the New England Casket Company on Bennington Street around 3 p.m. found flames shooting through the roof and a massive plume of smoke pouring out of the building.

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