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Fire Rips Through Roof Of East Boston House

BOSTON (CBS) -- A fire in East Boston midday on Sunday forced a heavy response from firefighters.

Fire officials were called to the house on Meridian Street around 12:40 p.m. Flames were coming through the top floor ceiling and roof.

No injuries were reported.

Initial investigations said that $500,000 was done in damage.

Crews remained on the scene hours later to monitor and put out hot spots.

The Boston Fire Department tweeted that a cat was saved from the building.

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