Dorchester Edson Street Fire – NBC Boston

Fire burned through several buildings in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood on Saturday.

Boston firefighters responded to the Edson Street fire Saturday afternoon. After the initial call, more businesses were asked to contain the flames, which had spread to several buildings.

The heat from the fire was so strong that it melted the siding of a nearby building

More details, including how many people may have been displaced due to the damage, were not immediately clear.

This is a development story. Check back for updates.