Firefighters clear scene after initial call


BOSTON (CBS) — Firefighters were at Corey Street in Brighton for 26 hours before they were officially cleared. On Friday morning, a fire broke out at a commercial building there.

Eight alarms were called and heavy smoke throughout the neighborhood forced the Driscoll School in Brookline to close due to poor air quality.

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A view of the Brighton fire from overhead using the Boston Fire Drone. (Photo Via Boston Fire Department)

“The wind has been keeping the smoke blowing all over and makes it a little more difficult to see and to breathe,” Boston Fire Chief Jack Dempsey had told reporters.

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On Saturday, crews cleared the scene and the building was handed over to Inspectional Services to determine whether its structural integrity.

A building on Corey Road sits damaged on Saturday, one day after a massive fire broke out there (Photo Via Boston Fire Department)

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“A great job by all the Firefighter’s who battled under extreme conditions, a job well done,” the fire department tweeted. Staff